From Forward: Three films directed by Israelis took center stage in the film listings of the Los Angeles Times’ senior critic Kenneth Turan. The top spot in the “Our Movie Pick” section went to Joseph Cedar’s “Norman,” which tracks the ups, and mainly downs, of a small time New York fixer… The next Israeli pick … Read more
From Yahoo Ed Asner has been selected to receive a lifetime achievement award at Wedensday’s opening night of the 12th annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills. Asner has won seven Emmy Awards for performing — more than any other male actor. He received five of the … Read more
From Tablet Magazine ‘Norman,’ starring Richard Gere, is an absorbing film about a Jewish connector who’s looking for an honest piece of the action—and finds one …They get nothing wrong. Richard Gere’s accent, old New York Jewish faded with the decades and lunches cadged at the Four Seasons; the boxy, ill-fitting suits of Israeli politicians … Read more
How is this video different from our other videos? Music video for “Mah Nishtanah,” performed with the human voice and objects from the Seder table.
In the month of May I added 36 films to this site. Some of them are old, others are new. There are shorts, feature films, documentaries and TV series among them. In the list below I used the English title for all them, but many of them are from other countries. The only thing common in them … Read more
Please enjoy the new design of this site. A few things to point out. The site is much faster It is easier on the eye You can still access the chronological and categorical archive of the blog, but it moved from the sid the bottom Replies to comments are now indented for easier threading We … Read more
THE FILM REFUGE tells the story of Rachel, a young Jewish-American woman who moves to Vienna, Austria to work for the IAEA. She befriends Yitzhak, an Ethiopian Jew and former refugee, who lives in her apartment complex. When confronted with their shared cultural history, Rachel must reconcile her past with Austria’s Holocaust history and the … Read more
In the month of April I added 77 films to this site. Some of them are old, others are new. There are shorts, feature films, documentaries and TV series among them. In the list below I used the English title for all them, but many of them are from other countries. The only thing common … Read more