film festival

  • Sephardic Film Fest opens Thursday

    Moroccan Jewish crime families. An Israeli chef turned sumo wrestler. An Ethiopian Jewish rapper.  For sheer eclecticism, it’s hard to imagine a motlier mix than the films at the Sephardic Film Festival, which opens tonight in New York City.  The festival, the only one of its kind in the country, has gotten some good advance… More ▸

  • Docs and Defamation

    So, did I mention there’s a major international film festival happening here? IDFA is awesome, and aside from the film I came to Amsterdam to write about, there are several films of Israeli and Jewish interest screening here. Which is no surprise, since festivals like this love Mideast films.  Yesterday, I saw "Defamation," an excellent… More ▸