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Happy Purim

Chag Sameach Purim !

Wishing all readers and viewers Happy Purim with Tikva Odessah’s “Beekeeper / Пчеловод ” song!

Hedy Lamarr

7 Jewish actresses who shaped hollywood

Great article from HeyAlma.com [,,,]These seven pioneering Jewish actresses defied expectations of their gender and many survived religious persecution, fleeing Europe during World War II. Their films are testaments to their talent  [,,,] Elisabeth Bergner (1897-1986)Libby Holman (1904-1971)Ruby Myers (1907-1983)Sylvia Sidney (1910-1999)Luise Rainer (1910-2014)Lillian Roth (1910-1980)Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) Read full...

Logos for the Jewish Film Festivals at Boca Raton (FL), Honolulu (HI), Santa Barbara (CA), Sarasota-Manate (FL)

Boca Raton (FL), Honolulu (HI), Rehoboth Beach/Lewes (DE), Santa Barbara (CA), Sarasota-Manatee (FL): Jewish Film Festivals starting the week of March 8, 2020

During the month of March the Judy Levis Makhoff Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival  will show 55 movies. Their first special events start with the Florida premiere of “I’ll Find You” with 5 speakers. The next one is the Florida premiere of “Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations” with a rabbi...

Boulder CO, Carmel CA, Hartford CT, Naples FL, Sonoma County CA: Jewish Film Festivals starting the week of March 1, 2020

The 8th Anual Boulder Jewish Film Festival will present 32 movies in 11 days. The centerpiece of the festival will be Dani Menkin’s two new films: “Aulcie” and “Pictures of his Life”. For closing night they chose “tel Aviv on Fire” Our page – Official site The two weeks long,...

Logos of the East, Triad and Vancouver Jewish Film Festivals.

East Bay International, Farthest (Alaska), New York Sephardic, San Francisco JFF WinterFest, Triad (Greensboro), Vancouver: Jewish Film Festivals starting the week of February 23, 2020

The 25th East Bay International Jewish Film Festival organized its 51 movies in 8 sections, such as historical dramas, mysteries and thrillers, hearts and smiles, music-infusions, documentaries, family friendly fare, social issues and best of the best Our page – Official site The appropriately named Farthest North Jewish Film Festival ...

Logos of the Copenhagen (Denmark), Greenville (SC), Sacramento (CA) Jewish Film festivals

Copenhagen (Denmark), Greenville (SC), Sacramento (CA), Virginia Beach (VA): Jewish Film Festivals starting the week of February 16, 2020

Besides at the Cinemateque the Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival will have three t-=other locations to show its 28 movies starting February 21. About half of their movies will be followed by discussions or guest speakers. Our page – Official site “The 2nd Annual Greenville Jewish Film Festival is back with...

Logos of the Atlanta (GA), Phoenix (AZ), San Diego (CA) Jewish Film Festivals

Atlanta (GA), Phoenix (AZ), San Antonio (TX), San Diego (CA): Jewish Film Festivals starting the week of February 9, 2020

With 64 films the the 20th the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest in the world. Beyond the special event of the opening and closing nights and a another one for young professionals they will also have 26 guest speakers in little over two weeks . Our page...