Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

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 lies The Golem: How He Came into the World, a 1920 silent horror film about the Jewish mythical Golem and, well, how he came into the world. Directed by Paul Wegener, a German Expressionist, The Golem is set in the Jewish ghetto of medieval Prague. The film begins with…

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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 War II, but the only fighting in…

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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? Stay-cation at home? Grab some snacks and…

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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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A New Romantic Comedy for the Manhattan Jewish Set

May 14, 2014
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putzel

“There are two types of people in the…

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A Polish Nun Finds Her Jewish Roots

May 1, 2014
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ida1

What happens when a young Polish aspiring nun…

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The Quirky Film That’s Saving an Italian Synagogue

April 30, 2014
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italian-synagogue

A new indie Italian comedy will change the…

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When Dr. Mengele Moved to Argentina

April 28, 2014
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the-german-doctor

When Adolf Eichmann was captured by the Mossad in Argentina,…

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