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Film

  • B’nai Sholom to screen award-winning Israeli film drama “Lemon Tree”

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2017
    ALBANY –B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will present “Lemon Tree,” a 2008 Israeli film allegory about the lengths that a Palestinian widow must go through to stop the Israeli defense minister, her neighbor, from destroying the lemon grove that her family has cultivated for generations.  “Lemon Tree” will be shown Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. at B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., […]
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  • ‘Rosenwald’ selected for annual Glimmerglass Film Days showing: Director Aviva Kempner will discuss her film

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    COOPERSTOWN–The fifth annual Glimmerglass Film Days will be held in Cooperstown Nov. 9-13. Curated by Margaret Parsons, founder and director of the film program at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the festival offers a slate of films on the theme “Home,” filmmaker talks, a companion art exhibit featuring the works of Pooh Kaye and Cara Wood-Ginder, receptions, guided […]
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  • Dozens of women accuse Jewish director James Toback of sexual harassment

    By jwadmin on October 26, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Thirty-eight women have accused director and writer James Toback of sexual harassment in a Los Angeles Times report spurred by the account of an incident by a rabbi’s daughter. Toback, 72, who is Jewish and received an Oscar nomination for writing “Bugsy,” denied the allegations to the Los Angeles Times. He also said he has […]
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  • Ben Kingsley playing Adolf Eichmann in film about Nazi’s capture by Israel

    By jwadmin on October 18, 2017
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley is in Buenos Aires filming a Hollywood movie about the capture of Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents. Kingsley, a British actor, is starring in “Operation Finale,” which chronicles the notorious Nazi’s life as Ricardo Klement living in the Argentine capital after World War II and the Mossad operation to capture […]
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  • ‘Keep Quiet’ to be screened in area three times: Oct. 15, 28, 29

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    What happens when a life and political belief in anti-Semitism is turned on its head when someone learns of a secret, Jewish past? The Saratoga Jewish Community Arts presents the biographical documentary, “Keep Quiet” on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. The film will also be shown as part of the Schenectady Jewish […]
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  • When the women lose their balcony…

    By jwadmin on October 4, 2017
    SJCC Jewish Film Fest begins with ‘The Women’s Balcony’ on Oct. 8 SCHENECTADY– Screenings of “The Women’s Balcony,” will begin the 2017-2018 Schenectady Jewish Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. (film only) and again at 7:15 p.m. (with post-film discussion). The Center’s film festival, which continues with films  through April, is at the Robert and Dorothy Ludwig Schenectady JCC on the […]
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  • ‘On the Map’ film screening at Temple Sinai relates story of Israel’s 1977 basketball championship win

    By jwadmin on August 9, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS – “On the Map,” a film that tells the against–all-odds story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European basketball championship will be screened at Temple Sinai in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. Temple Sinai is located at 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. A panel discussion and dessert reception will also be featured. “This award winning film, currently making […]
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  • ‘Shalom Italia,’  a study in Holocaust recollection to be shown on WMHT

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    On the run from Nazis, three Italian Jewish brothers spent months during their childhood hiding in a cave in the Tuscan countryside. Nearly 70 years later, after emigrating to Israel, the three reunite in the country they were forced to abandon and rediscover their hiding place. “For years I’ve wanted to find that cave, the place to which we owe […]
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  • ‘Waltz with Bashir ’ film screening set for Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS–The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival continues with a film screening on Sunday, July 23, at 7 p.m. of “Waltz with Bashir,” an animated film that tries to reconstruct how and why thousands of innocent civilians were massacred during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon when those with the power to stop the invasion took no action. The film will […]
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  • Berkshire Jewish Film Festival opens

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival has announced its 31st consecutive season on six Mondays from July 10 through Aug. 14. The films will be presented in the Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Twelve films will be featured. A variety of films originating in the United States, Israel, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hungary and Poland will […]
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