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A Wedding Without a Groom at Center of Israeli Filmmaker’s Sophomore Feature

Michal is getting married in 30 days, on the eighth night of Chanukah. She just doesn’t know yet to whom. When her fiancé unexpectedly dumps her...

TV’s Favorite ‘Smother’ to Visit Tiferet Bet Israel

“I have a Ph.D. in men,” joked Beverly Goldberg, the real-life inspiration for the over-the-top mother on ABC’s hit sitcom The Goldbergs. The gregarious mother...

New Local Film Festival Focuses on Sustainability and the Environment

Leonardo DiCaprio is coming to Philly Earth Day weekend. Well, not physically. But you can see Before the Flood — the documentary in which he...

Upcoming Film Tells Unbelievable Story of France’s Michel Cojot

It’s fair to say the story of the 1976 raid in Entebbe is well-known. But there is one character who might not be as...

Film Screening in Wilmington Highlights Eastern European Holocaust Survivors

“Shalom aleichem.” That’s how Zane Buzby created connections with strangers she’s never met, in places she’s never been, to meet people whose language she...

The Work of an Ordinary Couple Saves Hundreds in Film Starring Jessica Chastain

When The Zookeeper’s Wife opens in theaters March 31, you’ll likely meet an unfamiliar heroine. It’s OK, the director, Niki Caro (Whale Rider and McFarland,...

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ a Loud Refresher on Jewish Comedy and Feminism

Miriam “Midge” Maisel was clearly a woman who knew what she wanted: “At 13 I announced I was going to Bryn Mawr College,” said...

PJFF CineMondays Series Kicks Off With a Fight Against Patriarchal Power

When Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s CineMondays series opens March 20, viewers are in for a feel-good treat. In September 2016, The Women’s Balcony opened in...

Film Festival Offers Documentaries and Features That Explore Many Different Sides of Israel

A celebration is in order for a 21st birthday. Except instead of hitting a bar, you can hit the movies. The Israeli Film Festival of...

Through Meditation, Local Director-Actor Finds ‘Kensho’ Inspiration

https://vimeo.com/192185861 Brad Raider relies on a healthy dose of eating, sleeping, exercising and meditating, the latter being something that has influenced many aspects of his...