Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

The German Jewish Director With a Magic Touch

December 11, 2014
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ernst-lubitsch

Like déjà vu, or the uncanny ache of nostalgia, there is something very particular about Ernst Lubitsch‘s films. The Jewish German director was known for many things—for being Hollywood’s most elegant director, for winning a 1946 Honorary Academy Award for contributions to the motion picture, for writing and directing his…

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A Hilarious New Film About Israel’s Women Soldiers

December 1, 2014
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zero-motivation

Bleakly funny, poignant, and timely, Zero Motivation is Israel’s answer to beloved war send-ups like M*A*S*H and…

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Young Polish Women Discovering Their Jewish Roots

November 12, 2014
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Young Polish Women Discovering Their Jewish Roots

All the talk about Jewish cultural revival in Poland has people asking: What’s it like to be…

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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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Introducing: The Golem, Weimar Germany’s Creepiest Film

August 28, 2014
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Introducing: The Golem, a Horror Film From Weimar Germany

Deep in the annals of obscure German cinema…

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An Unforgettable New Hungarian Film

August 25, 2014
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An Unforgettable New Hungarian Film

Hungarian director János Szász’s film, The Notebook, is about World…

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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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How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

July 3, 2014
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How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

Long before JDate parodies, Yiddish cinema was poking fun…

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The Swedish Nazi Film You’ll Want to See

June 27, 2014
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The Swedish Nazi Film You'll Want to See

In The Last Sentence, by Swedish director Jan…

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An Israeli Film Popping With Lipstick and Guns

June 11, 2014
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Policeman

Shirtless men on bicycles, male bonding, gender relations,…

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