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Stay home and watch an Israeli movie

October 28, 2012

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To watch Israeli films via streaming video you’ll need a credit card, a computer, and high speed broadband internet service (faster is definitely better). If your computer is connected to a high definition television you can watch Israeli movies from the comfort of your sofa, armchair, or in bed. And though this service is offered […]

Question One, documentary about SSM ballot initiative, premieres in NY 10/19/12

October 5, 2012

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via examiner.com “The film portrays the two sides of the 2009 campaign without taking sides. The filmmakers spent the duration of the campaign embedded in both sides’ war rooms and strategy sessions and documented the private thoughts, insights, fears and conflicts expressed by key leaders as they crafted and created their messages and strategies.”

“Compliance” NY premiere Friday at BAM

June 27, 2012

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Ann Dowd as the restaurant manager in “Compliance”   Photo credit:  allmoviephoto.com  Read the article on  examiner.com

Movie review: Compliance

June 22, 2012

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My review first appeared on the now defunct examiner.com In the years following World War II academic psychologists grappled with the phenomenon of apparently normal people following orders to act inhumanely to other people and indeed to participate in mass-murder. In 1947 California Psychologist Theodore W. Orno devised a personality test to measure what he […]

NY Times film critic A.O. Scott to teach Holocaust in film class – New York NY

March 16, 2011

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NY Times film critic A.O. Scott will give four lectures with illustrative film clips on The Holocaust in Film on consecutive Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 PM starting this Sunday March 20, 2010 at Park Slope Jewish Center (where Mr. Scott is a member) located at Eighth Avenue and 14th Street in Brooklyn. Continue reading […]

Sat/Sun 10/23-24: Altneuland – Israeli Queer Cinema Festival – New York NY

October 22, 2010

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  Tomorrow October 23rd and Sunday October 24th NYU presents Altneuland, a two-day film festival of Israeli Queer Cinema. The seven movies included at the festival represent some of the finest selections from current Israeli LGBT cinema. Read the article and view the screenings schedule on examiner.com  

Q&A with A Film Unfinished director Yael Hersonski at night screenings 8/19-21/10 – New York NY

August 19, 2010

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Read the article on examiner.com “A Film Unfinished first emerged out of my theoretical preoccupation with the notion of the ‘archive’, and the unique nature of the witnessing it bears.” – Yael Hersonski