Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

The Sordid Nazi History Behind This Famous Klimt Painting

July 14, 2015
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Painted by Klimt, Stolen by the Nazis, and Finally Recovered

Maria Altmann’s story has all the hallmarks of a great thriller: stolen famous art, tight-fisted government officials, Nazis. It’s no wonder, then, that the late Altmann (née Bloch-Bauer) has been the subject of three documentaries, a memoir, and, most recently, a feature film starring Helen Mirren by veteran British director…

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Where Teenage Love is Anything But Ordinary

June 23, 2015
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Best known as a columnist, novelist, and writer of the hit Israeli TV series Arab…

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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

June 18, 2015
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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

Every immigration has its adjustments, but for the European Jews who fled to Ecuador during…

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Painter Marc Chagall’s Fantastical Life, On Screen

June 10, 2015
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Painter Marc Chagall's Fantastical Life, in a New Movie

Marc Chagall’s fraught, fantastic life began at birth.…

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The Israeli-American Obsessed With Lying

June 4, 2015
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“The bigger brain, the larger the capacity to…

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Gay & Arab in Tel Aviv

June 3, 2015
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On Being Gay & Arab in Tel Aviv

“Gay Israelis say, ‘You don’t feel accepted here?…

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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

May 27, 2015
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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

Every year, a group of Buchenwald concentration camp…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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