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Seder Masochism: Nina Paley’s Irreverent Take on Passover/Easter Rituals

Nina Paley released her new animated film Seder Masochism on the internet in January 2019. Like her stellar Sita Sings the Blues (released in 2008), Seder Masochism uses numerous animation styles including ancient Egyptian stylizations and even embroidery. Seder Masochism is a satirical retelling of the Jewish Haggadah (traditionally recited every Passover at a meal called the “Seder”) along with the Book of Exodus (from the Old Testament) and the story of The Last Supper (from the New Testament).… read more.