SHIVA BABY : where the last thing on everyone”s mind is Mourning

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  For her debut feature  film Emma Seligman adapted her only brilliant funny short SHIVA BABY so successfully that she picked up the Best Screenplay Award at Outfest this year.  We always knew that ‘jews’ and ‘gays’ usually make good ingredients for comedy especially ones that take aim at both communities, but rarely do they … Continue reading

Never Again is Now : how the rise in antisemitism is a threat to all Jewish lives

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  Evelyn Marcus a Dutch Jew starts her documentary acknowledging about her extremely good fortune that both her parents, and their families, were Holocaust survivors.  Growing up in a Amsterdam suburb as a comfortable middle class family in the post WW2 Years, the emphasis of the Marcus family was celebrating life to the fullest. This … Continue reading

Four unforgettable GAY JEWISH movies from Heymann Brothers Films

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  Barak and Tomer Heymann together are award-winning Heymann Brothers Films who have made some of the best Jewish gay documentaries which are now being given a mini retrospective next month that the Stonewall National Museum & Archives are presenting with the Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors. Based in Israel the two talented filmmakers draw … Continue reading

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