Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Little White Lie

January 2, 2015
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Little White Lie

Lacey Schwartz didn’t set out to be a filmmaker, but a story too personal to ignore dropped in her lap. Little White Lie is her documentary film about her family history, secrets, and ultimately her decision to face—and tell—the truth. Born into a white Jewish family in Woodstock, NY, Schwartz always looked…

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The Only Susan Sontag Documentary You’ll Ever Need to See

December 8, 2014
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The Only Susan Sontag Documentary You’ll Ever Need to See

“I didn’t feel I was expressing myself—I was taking part in a noble activity,” Susan…

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The Filmmaker And the Hasid Who Met on Craigslist

November 7, 2014
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The Filmmaker And the Hasid Who Met on Craigslist

When filmmaker Annie Berman posted an ad in the Craigslist “strictly platonic” section, she was…

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Fashion Tips From NYC’s Most Stylin’ Bubbes

September 29, 2014
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Fashion Tips From NYC's Most Stylin' Bubbes

Is your bubbe your style inspiration? If you…

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Jewniverse Goes to the Movies

August 21, 2014
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Jewniverse Summer Film Picks

Rainy summer night? Lazy evening at the beach?…

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Up Close and Personal With a Traveling Moyl

July 15, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with a Traveling Moyl

Not every ritual circumciser, or moyl in Yiddish, starts out…

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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

July 9, 2014
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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

Julie Greenberg was a single lesbian in Reconstructionist rabbinical school in…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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when-jews

You want we should make you laugh? “Too…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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The New Film by The Man Who Brought You “Shoah”

February 6, 2014
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Last of the Unjust

In the 1970s, when Claude Lanzmann was collecting…

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A Kooky Israeli Family Explores Their Dark Past

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the…

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bergen-Belsen

January 17, 2014
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Alfred Hitchcock

In the mid-1940s, newsreel footage of the Allied liberation of…

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