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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...

One Everyday Person Looking for Sly Stone

When Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone sang, “You can make it if you try” in 1969, he probably didn’t know that...

Israeli Film Festival Goes Gaga Over ‘Gaga’

Before Lady Gaga’s hit “Just Dance,” there was a dance style created by Mr. Gaga himself. Formally known as Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of...

Power of Words, Faith Drive Benj Pasek to Musical Success, Including Golden Globe

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised the former preschool king of Shabbat has become one of the kings of both Broadway and Hollywood. After all, from...