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A poster of “When the Smoke Clears,” a new film produced and recently released by Jerusalem U.

Documentary on wounded Israeli vets screens for PTSD Awareness Day, Tisha B’Av

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The latest film produced by Jerusalem U, “When the Smoke Clears: A Story of Brotherhood, Resilience and Hope,” has screened in 50 Jewish communities around the United States this month, culminating in PTSD Awareness Day...

Award-winning documentary about Roman Jews during the Nazi occupation to be shown at Ocean...

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What was the experience of Roman Jews living in Nazi occupied Rome? The public is invited to a free screening, an adult program, of the award-winning documentary film Oro Macht Frei (Gold Will Set...

Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre sets Jewish Film Series

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Food, music and politics define the Jewish Film Series that launches this weekend at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. The series is less an official event than an ad hoc grouping of good movies...

Film Review: ‘Fog in August’ Appearing at The Washington Jewish Film Festival

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The horrors of the Holocaust have been portrayed many times in film, most notably Schindler’s List and The Pianist. One such horror, however, has never been a focus of film study: the euthanasia program...

17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Raises Awareness of Identity, Culture

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With a strong message of promoting “Jewish values and diversity through the medium of film,” the Barshop Jewish Community Center in San Antonio will “raise community awareness of Jewish identity, history and culture” with...

The new ‘Dumbo’ vs. the old ‘Dumbo’

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OK, I’ll admit it, I enjoy children’s movies.  They are frequently gentle, sentimental, and have happy endings.  I went to see  Tim Burton’s new version of Dumbo and liked it very much.  Although I saw the...

‘American Socialist,’ story of Debs, debuts today – July 4

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How often do you catch yourself humming a tune, or singing along with lyrics, when you suddenly experience that moment of clarity as you realize the song’s message?  The instant when you learned that...

Team Israel’s inspiring World Baseball Classic run documented

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The documentary "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel" tells a moving underdog story that should inspire people who attend an upcoming Miami Jewish Film Festival members screening. The screening takes place at 7 p.m....

Film set in Hasidic community opening in South Florida

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The powerful, eye-opening and moving drama "Menashe" that's set in a New York Hasidic community is scheduled to open in movie theaters across Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties on Aug. 18. Shot in secret...

The Past Hasn’t Even Begun To Pass

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Fugitive Pieces, a 2007 is a film streaming on Amazon Prime, spans a period of roughly 35 years, beginning in 1942 and concluding the late 1970s. At the outset, Jakob Beer (Robbie Kay) the protagonist...