Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Yitzhak Rabin Narrates His New Biopic From The Grave

May 6, 2016
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Being Dead Hasn't Stopped Rabin From Narrating His New Biopic

“I think you could say I’m an introverted person. I don’t know if I’m friendly or unfriendly.” These words, spoken by an uncharacteristically confessional Yitzhak Rabin, mark the start of Israeli Director Erez Laufer’s 2015 documentary Rabin in His Own Words, released on the 20th anniversary of the prime minister’s…

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A New Film About Writer Nora Ephron’s Life, Lovingly Made by Her Son

May 5, 2016
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When the acerbic, brilliant Jewish essayist, novelist, screenwriter, and director Nora Ephron (When Harry Met…

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What Would Philosopher Hannah Arendt Say About the Documentary of Her Life?

April 25, 2016
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Like most important thinkers, Hannah Arendt was many things: anti-nationalist but briefly Zionist, essentially German…

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Two Jews in Love (in Yiddish) in Havana

April 12, 2016
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Two Jews in Love--in Yiddish--in Havana

Today Cuba is in the news for resuming…

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A Jewish Mother-Daughter Relationship Like No Other

April 4, 2016
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In a telling scene midway through Emmy award-winning…

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How One Greek Woman is Exposing Golden Dawn’s Neo-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs

March 1, 2016
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Five years ago, when journalist and filmmaker Angélique…

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When Leonard Cohen Was a Buddhist Monk

February 28, 2016
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Wearing aviator sunglasses and a monk’s robe, Leonard…

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Watch Holocaust Survivors Find Themselves in Incredible Archival Footage

February 8, 2016
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Watch Holocaust Survivors Find Themselves in Incredible Archival Footage

The faces are emaciated, desperate, joyful, confused. But…

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Exclusive Trailer for a Fabulous New Zionism Documentary

December 16, 2015
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Was Zionism a lifesaving ideology, or is it…

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Finding Home But Risking Your Family, in Jerusalem

November 13, 2015
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When filmmaker Danae Elon became pregnant with her…

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The Bagel Bakers Union of the Lower East Side

October 23, 2015
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The Bagel Maker’s Union of the Lower East Side

A snapshot of turn-of-the-century Lower East Side reveals…

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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

October 21, 2015
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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

A blurb for Torah Codes: End to Darkness…

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