Category: Books

The 12 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in October 2020

The 12 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in October 2020

  In October 2020 I added 12 books to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them above. Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures by Chris Yogerst On this site The Holocaust in French Film by...

New section: Books

I added a new section to the site recently, listing books related to the topic of this site: Jews and Film/TV. The books are divided into four categories: Academic/scholarly, Holocaust/Shoah, Israel, and Related. The description of these categories and the list of ALL books are on the books page. The...

New book: The Bible Retold by Jewish Artists, Writers, Composers and Filmmakers by Helen Leneman and Barry Dov Walfish

The book at Amazon Helen Leneman and Barry Dov Walfish, both specialists in biblical reception history, have compiled an unusually rich collection of new essays by experts in their fields. This book is a pioneering attempt to portray and analyse the visions of twentieth- and twenty-first century Jewish artists working...

Behind the Scenes of “Schindler’s List”

After creating Schindler’s List, the film which is likely America’s—perhaps the world’s—surest narrative lifeline to the Holocaust, director Steven Spielberg began the daunting project of creating the Shoah Foundation, an archive of video testimonies from survivors and other eyewitnesses. Testimony, a new volume commemorating the film’s twenty-year anniversary and the...