Hasidic-based film "Talking to God" wins international film festival awards. A discussion with the director.
The documentary, which includes simple re-enactments with actors, will make you cry and will make you angry.
Kingsley is extremely convincing as a man who tries at first to say he only pushed paper and is not culpable for the crimes and thinks he can outsmart the Israelis.
After giving a talk at a melaveh malka about his work experience a few years ago, people told him he had enough material to do a standup routine. They were right.
Gradually, a picture emerged of survivors who had each experienced a different horror, but who all shared the pain of living with the memory.
“We Will Not Be Silent” tells the story of Sophie Scholl, a German college student who placed anti-Nazi leaflets at her college and was hanged for her "crime."
Rabbi Lau is a world class speaker. When he relates stories, even concentration camp stories, the audience is mesmerized. As we would soon discover, he is in the movie as well.
The most uplifting aspect of the film was the footage from the displaced persons camps.
Guys and Dolls in Jerusalem
These eleven nursing home residents and their accompanying staff from the Connecticut nursing home could represent any of us or our own loved ones...
Neither helpless victims nor able to escape the killer’s clutches, the leaders had to make impossible choices on a daily basis in a never-ending dance with the devil.
TEL AVIV - In what is considered a breakthrough in Israel's film industry, director Gidi Dar has managed to create a major motion picture depicting the haredi lifestyle in the Meah Shearim district of Jerusalem.