Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

The Lesbian Flick Banned by the Nazis

March 27, 2014
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Mädchen-in-Uniform

Quick, a riddle: Who wouldn’t love a lesbian boarding school romp? Answer: Nazis. Believe it or not, the first widely-released film featuring a lesbian plot came out in Germany just as Hitler was rising to power. Despite being made in Germany, Mäedchen in Uniform was more successful elsewhere in Europe than in its home…

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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…

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2014: The Year “Fiddler” Turns 50

January 1, 2014
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fiddler on the roof

Was there ever a real-life shtetl as joyful, as funny, as musical and, ultimately, as…

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Etgar Keret’s “Shiva Tour”

November 25, 2013
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etgar-keret

When Etgar Keret was in the IDF, he…

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Israeli Zombies Hit the Big Screen

November 21, 2013
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Cannon-Fodder-2012-movie-poster

When an Israeli Defense Forces special ops unit heads to…

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Polish Catholic Brothers and a Village’s Unsavory Past

October 29, 2013
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aftermath1

The past might never be dead, but just…

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The Very Worst Week in Wales

August 19, 2013
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wales1

Wales is famous for being the home of…

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The Knight Who Saved 700 Jews

July 24, 2013
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nickysfamily

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

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How to Re-Establish a Vodka Empire

May 6, 2013
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vodka-empire

Until finding his grandmother Maroussia Zorokovich’s diaries, Daniel Edelstyn didn’t…

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Let My People Go

January 24, 2013
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let-my-people-go

There’s a place where romantic fairy tale meets…

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Hava Nagila: The Movie

January 11, 2013
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hava-nagila-movie-poster

Your wedding or bar/bat mitzvah party may have…

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Punk Jews

December 4, 2012
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punk-jews

The punk rock movement developed in the 1970s…

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