Thursday, November 20, 2014 Heshvan 27, 5775

Marc Levin uses an anti-Semitic screed as a jumping-off point to examine hatred
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Just what were the protocols Marc Levin considered when making "Protocols of Zion"? "The whole concept was to take it to the streets," he says of his street theater of a film that opens on Friday, Nov. 25 at Ritz theaters. Handicam at hand, the documentary-maker addressed the concerns of anti-Semitism in post-9/11 America while using the infamous - and...
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"The Ark" of triumph? Sounds good to Joe Baker, musical and orchestration director of off-Broadway's singular two-by-two offering at the 37 Arts Theater, where "Just say Noah" takes on implications that Nancy Reagan probably never considered. "Animal House" for the new millennium? "It's more about Noah and his family in crisis," says Baker, "and what it's like to share one...
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Are "The Aryan Couple" the "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" of anti-Semitic Hungary? "Yes, for sure, they are," laughs John Daly, director/producer/co-writer of the former, opening in the area on Friday, Nov. 18. Both cute cinematic couples are breathing martyrs to murder and are married to mystery. Yet Kenny Doughty and Caroline Carver - the Aryan twosome - are no Brad...
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There's got to be a mourning after. Certainly will be for Richard Clarke, whose shipwreck of a shipboard romance with the masseuse can't hold water to the troubles he's about to face with his other cabin roommate - his wife. Is it all worth an all-steam ahead bedroom scene that literally turns his world upside-down? Such are the conundrums facing...
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Fourteen simple lines - written 40 years ago as part of a larger document, all rendered in Latin - attempted to change the nearly 2,000-year-old strained relationship between Catholics and Jews. The anniversary of the adoption of that Catholic document, known as "Nostra Aetate," on Oct. 25, 1965 - the last approved text before the closing of the landmark Second...
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