Produced in Poland and America, Yiddish film captured the diversity and richness of the Yiddish-speaking world.
Orthodox vs. Hasidic on the Silver Screen
Love him or despise him, Woody Allen is an American-Jewish filmmaking legend.
Woody Allen goes to hell.
Mel Brooks' humor springs from Jews' outsider status and history of persecution.
Jewish film festivals are wildly popular--and for some moviegoers, are a major expression of their Judaism.
Despite the Jewish dominance of Hollywood, Jewish filmmakers were not always comfortable portraying Jewish themes on screen.
Exploitation and moral responsibility in Holocaust filmmaking
As the number of Holocaust-themed films grow, many questions arise from the attempt to depict this tragedy on screen.
Spielberg's masterpiece focuses on an enigmatic non-Jewish businessman and the Jews whom he saved during the Holocaust.