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Son of Saul star: ‘God was holding the hand of every Jew in the gas chamber’

He is the talk of Cannes thanks to his stunning performance in the unflinching Auschwitz drama Son of Saul – his first film ever. We meet teacher, poet and now movie star Géza Röhrig as he laments the ‘shallowness’ of the festival… 1,626 more words

Philosophy

The Counterfeiters (Austria/Germany, 2007)

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky. I’ve been meaning to increase my intake of German films, and to keep up with modern world cinema in general, and hell—I’m always up for a good old true Holocaust story, right? 924 more words

Will Yiddish Film 'The Pin' Prick Audiences' Interest?

This article was first published as ‘First Canadian Narrative Drama in Yiddish Debuts in NY’ in The Times of Israel.

A new film opening this week in New York and Los Angeles is in a language most people — including the film’s director — don’t speak. 390 more words

The Jewish Past, Present And Future

Jerry Lewis's Holocaust Movie

This post was first published on The Arty Semite blog at the Forward.

Footage from a never-released Jerry Lewis Holocaust film buried since the early 1970s was  218 more words

The Jewish Past, Present And Future

Awkward Moments in Life: Shoah Cinema

You ever have one of those moments where the situation is so very awkward, that even thinking about it makes you want to laugh and cringe simultaneously? 488 more words

Jewaicious Film Review - In Darkness

I didn’t think I could see a movie that was more compelling or intense with visuals as Schindler’s List or The Pianist. I was wrong, unfortunately. 508 more words

Judaism

Where are all the happy German movies?

I’ve recently taken up German lessons again and wanted to use the foreign section on Netflix to help with my immersion efforts. There is quite a good selection there I think. 1,653 more words

Netflix