Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

A Riveting Gay Family Drama, From Israel to London and Back Again

August 9, 2016
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A Riveting Gay Family Drama, From Israel to London and Back Again

During rehearsal for the London Gay Men’s Chorus, Saar Maoz gets a shoulder massage from the man behind him while giving one to the man in front of him. Their voices sound good, but Maoz looks worried. He’s struggling with a new medication for his HIV, and to make matters…

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When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

July 20, 2016
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When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

In the three decades between Israel’s founding and the 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, the…

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A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!

July 4, 2016
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A New Really Tacky Half-Animated Hitler Mockumentary!

Cult animator Bill Plympton’s new film, the mockumentary Hitler’s Folly, was recently released on his…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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