Author: jewishfilmfests

Celebrated Jewish stars born in July

Most days of the month of July I celebrated a Jewish actor or actress who was born that day by posting about her or him on my Instagram account. Below is the full list of stars with links to my posts and their movies available at Amazon.com. (Here is the...

Kubrick’s Cruise Kidman Schnitzler Sex Sizzler

Tablet Magazine posted an excerpt from a new book in the Jewish Lives series: “Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker” by David Mikics. Here are the opening paragraphs: A.I.,the Aryan Papers,and Eyes Wide Shut all present characters who are locked into their roles and cannot be authentic: the robot boy who yearns to be accepted...

Celebrated Jewish stars born in June

Celebrated Jewish stars born in June

Most days of the month of June I celebrated a Jewish actor or actress who was born that day by posting about her or him on my Instagram account. Below is the full list of stars with links to my posts and their movies available at Amazon.com. (Here is the...

The 71 movies added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in May 2020

The 86 movies added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in June 2020

In June 2020 I added 86 movies to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them. 40,000 Horsemen (1940) DVD 72 Gilo (2017) Alice (2012) Arbeit Macht Frei (2009) At Dawn (2015) Back to Casablanca (2012) The Band/Troupe (1978) Battle for Sevastopol (2015) DVD...

Will ‘Scarface’ return to its Jewish roots?

Brothers Joel and Ethan Coen are polishing the script to a reboot of “Scarface” for director Luca Guadignino. The sentence reads like a screen trade Mad Libs, but it is true nonetheless.[…] How did a star of the Yiddish theater [Paul Muni] come to play the lead in the 1930s’...

Thank you 1000 Facebook followers!

The Facebook page of this site, fb.com/JewishFilmFests, has now over 1000 Facebook followers. Thank you to all of you. The Facebook page of our sister site, JewishBookWorld.org has over 500.