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Jewish Film

'Japanese Schindler' Who Saved 6,000 Lives During World War II Finally Gets A Movie

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.20.2016 | Religion

Steven Spielberg's 1993 film "Schindler's List" told the story of German businessman Oskar Schindler, whose determination to stand up for what was rig...

Building a More Inclusive Jewish Film World

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
Isaac Zablocki

In these digital times, it is not hard to find a Jewish film, anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. Still, Jewish film festivals continue to grow and spread across the country, keeping alive not only Jewish life, but the spirit of communal viewing and interaction beyond the screening.

LOOK: What's On Tap For The Washington Jewish Film Festival

Posted 01.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 23rd annual Washington Jewish Film Festival kicked off this week. Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center, feature-le...

LOOK: Jewish Film Festival Approaches

Posted 12.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tickets for the 23rd annual Washington Jewish Film Festival went sale on Friday. Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center,...

Who Are The Punk Jews?

Saul Sudin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Religion
Saul Sudin

Today, the communal lifestyles of Jews are evolving and changing unlike anything in the last several centuries. Many synagogues and community centers are scrambling to figure out how to connect to a younger generation that is more transient and globally minded than ever before.

What Place Do Holocaust Films Have in Jewish Film Festivals?

Brad Rothschild | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts
Brad Rothschild

It is our privilege to be alive while the last Holocaust survivors are still on this earth and our responsibility to ensure that their stories are remembered. Jewish film festivals should live up to this responsibility as well.

What Is Jewish Culture?

Jenna Weissman Joselit | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Jenna Weissman Joselit

As both a rallying cry and as a point of departure, Jewish culture, to paraphrase Claude Levi Strauss, is good to think with.

Don't Miss The 21st Annual New York Jewish Film Festival

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 03.24.2012 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

The festival showcases a vivid tapestry of the Jewish experience. Many of the films may not receive a commercial release, so now is the time to take in a screening.