Posts Tagged ‘ film trailers ’

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 have your second life last twice as long as the first? Alice Sommer Herz, the subject of Malcolm Clarke’s Oscar-nominated short documentary The Lady in Number 6, knew something about that. Sommer Herz, a Jewish pianist and, until she passed away on Sunday…

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Why Do Jews Visit Concentration Camps? A New Film Weighs In.

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp site opened its doors…

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Gary Shteyngart Writes a Memoir

January 7, 2014
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Little Failure

The first half of Gary Shteyngart‘s new memoir, Little Failure, reads like a first-person Colbert Report segment on Russian…

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Israeli Zombies Hit the Big Screen

November 21, 2013
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When an Israeli Defense Forces special ops unit heads to…

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The Knight Who Saved 700 Jews

July 24, 2013
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Nicky’s Family, a new film by Slovak director Matej…

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The 19th-Century Transgender Surrealist

July 2, 2013
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A Jewish, transgender, anti-fascist, Surrealist artist, born in France at…

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Sleeping Through the Holocaust in Ukrainian Caves

May 22, 2013
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When 5-year-old Sima Dodyk emerged from the cave where she…

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Israel’s Secret Army

May 21, 2013
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In 1948, on the eve of Israel’s independence, a…

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Drugs and Strippers Under God

May 2, 2013
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Polish Bar, a recent movie starring Judd Hirsch,…

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Child Survivors Return Home

April 26, 2013
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What happens when a documentarian turns the camera…

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Oma & Bella: Life is Delicious

March 19, 2013
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Holocaust survivors Bella Katz and Regina (“Oma”) Karolinski live…

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Hava Nagila: The Movie

January 11, 2013
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Your wedding or bar/bat mitzvah party may have…

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