Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

Watch Emma Goldman’s Radical Life, 75 Years After Her Death

May 13, 2015
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Honor Emma Goldman and the 75th anniversary of her death the 21st-century way: by watching a documentary about her on YouTube. Through a combination of archival photographs, letters, journals, and reenactments, director Mel Bucklin’s 90-minute film, Emma Goldman, flashes back to Goldman’s childhood but focuses on her most productive years,…

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Tonight! New Film Tells the Real Story Behind Hitchcock’s Holocaust Footage

January 26, 2015
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Night Will Fall

For the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, there can be no better commemoration…

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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few years before, Rod Steiger’s Sol Nazerman—an East…

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The German Jewish Director With a Magic Touch

December 11, 2014
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Like déjà vu, or the uncanny ache of…

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A Hilarious New Film About Israel’s Women Soldiers

December 1, 2014
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Bleakly funny, poignant, and timely, Zero Motivation is Israel’s…

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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…

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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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