“I think if you would say one thing about Stanley’s Jewishness, it was that it was entirely secular.”
“I was like, ‘What do you mean? Am I Jewish? What does that mean? Why didn’t you say that before?’”
Everyone from the French communists to the Gestapo decried the film.
“Though still largely unfamiliar to American audiences, Argentina has become a fertile ground for contemporary cinema.”
Alex Ross Perry’s “Golden Exits” zeroes in on life in Brooklyn — but is it too Brooklyn-y even for Brooklynites?
“And after I blame the Germans OR WISH THAT MY MOTHER HAD DONE SOMETHING ANYTHING I ask myself what I would have.”
Jews spent millennia debating the subtlest nuances of their sacred texts, a behavior that has now evolved into heated, dining room arguments.
“He lived in a dream world,” says an acquaintance of Michael Waszynski, a Yiddish film master who became a prince, “because film is a dream.”
Translator Jessica Cohen shared the Man Booker International Prize with David Grossman for her translation of his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar.”
The exhibition will showcase the life and career of Max Stern, a Jewish gallerist who fled persecution by the Nazi government.