Thousands of haredi Orthodox Jewish men clashed with police during protests against a new cinema in Jerusalem that stays open on Shabbat.
Manny Kirchheimer is one of New York’s least-appreciated filmmakers. Now, thanks to the re-release of the 83-year-old’s ‘Stations of the Elevated,’ that may be changing.
If you can ignore the fact that few Jews appear in the purportedly Jewish ‘This Is Where I Leave You,’ it’s a delightful movie. At least that’s what our critic Anna Goldenberg says.
An unusually timely and captivating documentary, ‘The Green Prince,’ tells of a Hamas leader’s son who came to spy for Shin Bet. Anna Goldenberg sits down with the film’s director and star.
‘Venus in Fur’ and ‘A Master Builder’ are two new movies that evoke a strange magic: Both blur the line between fantasy and reality, and both are about the art of acting, writes Ezra Glinter.
Born Irwin Mazursky in Brooklyn, Paul Mazursky became the quintessential American filmmaker of the 1970’s. Benjamin Ivry remembers his life and legacy.
Shep Gordon is not someone you’ve likely heard of. He managed Alice Cooper, Teddy Pendergrass, and Pink Floyd (inexplicably for just nine days), among others. He created the celebrity chef category. And he lived a remarkable life — something between a frat boy’s fantasy and a rabbi’s delight.
Actress Hanna Maron, who has died at age 90, began acting in 1927 and holds a Guinness record for endurance. Benjamin Ivry looks back on her remarkable career.
Pawel Pawlikowski returns to the 1960s Poland of his childhood. The director explains why the film’s not overtly political, although it unfolds in the shadow of the Holocaust.