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The Yiddish Celluloid Closet and the Isle of Klezbos

Film & Television

Music

Oy Gay!

Yiddish cinema like you've never seen it! (The taboo of homosexuality was too intriguing to be left entirely out of the picture). Isle of Klezbos plays loving reinterpretations of the vintage soundtracks. 

"Germans & Jews"

Film & Television

(May 21 & 28) — A doc in which second-generation Jewish and non-Jewish Germans discuss the seismic transformation of German society since WWII. Today, Europe’s fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. 

Debra Messing: The Jew Crush

 

 

Head: Debra Messing: The Jew Crush

Subhead: We’ve been a big fan for a long time — and we’re not Messing around

 

"Germans & Jews"

Film & Television

(May 21 & 28) — A doc in which second-generation Jewish and non-Jewish Germans discuss the seismic transformation of German society since WWII. Today, Europe’s fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. 

"Once Upon a Time in America"

Film & Television

(May 21 & 31) — Sergio Leone's operatic Jewish gangster movie with Robert De Niro as "Noodles" Aaronson and James Woods as "Max" Bercovicz, in the definitive director’s cut from 1984.

"Hester Street"

Film & Television

(May 19 & 30) — In this Oscar-nominated hit from 1974, beardless Jake has assimilated seamlessly into the American community of 1890s NYC… until his wife from back home (Carol Kane) arrives on his doorstep. 

 

"Babel"

Film & Television

(May 19-21) — Inspired by the story of the Tower of Babel in the Book of Genesis, "Babel" (2006) stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchette and is directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu ("Birdman").

"Band Aid" — SNEAK PREVIEW

Film & Television

In a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, a Jewish couple (director Zoe Lister-Jones and Adam Pally) decide to turn their fights into songs and start a band with neighbor Fred Armisen. Click for trailer.

"Soon By You"

Comedy

Film & Television

The premiere of Episode 4 of the award-winning web series about six young Modern Orthodox Jews dating in NYC. Screening followed by Q&A, live comedy and Rooftop After-Party. Click for discount code.

"Past Life" (Ha-Chataim)

Film & Television

Inspired by a true story, "Past Life" stars Nelly Tagar ("Zero Motivation") as one of two Israeli sisters who try to unravel a wartime mystery that has cast a shadow on their entire lives.Click for trailer.

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