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New York Jewish Film Festival 2010

January 13, 2010 - January 28, 2010

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Film History: 1 film(s)
A History of Israeli Cinema



A History of Israeli Cinema
Raphaël Nadjari, France/Israel, 2009, 210m
Raphaël Nadjari (Tehilim, NYJFF 2008) returns with an extraordinary documentary on the evolution of Israel’s cinema and its parallels with the country’s history. Clips and interviews with directors, scholars and critics—including NYJFF alumni Joseph Cedar, Amos Gitai, and Moshe Mizrahi—explore early Zionist propaganda films, ethnic comedies aimed at Sephardic immigrants, political films of the ’80s, and more. Part I covers 1933-1978. Part II covers 1978-2005. Shown with one intermission.
Tue Jan 26: 6:30pm



This year's New York Jewish Film Festival was selected by Rachel Chanoff, Independent Curator; Andrew Ingall, Assistant Curator, The Jewish Museum; Richard Peña, Program Director, The Film Society of Lincoln Center; Aviva Weintraub, Associate Curator and Director of the NYJFF, The Jewish Museum.


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New York NY 10128

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