Click Here To Read: A Heartbreaking Picture of Rare Genius Shows America Without Jews Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made By Ann Marloweo on the Tablet wesite on July 24, 2014.
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Thank you to everyone who completed the survey.
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This Week in Yedies: News from YIVO
Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture: Alumni Voices
This is the third post in a series about alumni of YIVO’s intensive summer program in Yiddish, offered by YIVO and Bard College: “Doing Homework in the Hungarian Pastry Shop: Alicia Svigals, Zumer Program alum, 1980s.” Read more… (more…)
Click Here to Read: Dan’s Review: “Venus in Fur” explores the psychology of domination by Dan Metcalf, Jr. on the Davis Clipper website on July 18, 2014.
Click Here to Read: “Ida”: A Film Masterpiece by David Denby in The New Yorker on iMay 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: HBO’s Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro Sr. and Ida By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on July 10, 2014.
Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.
Click Here to Read: A student’s perspective on the testing culture in America’s schools Movie Review: LISTEN — the Film, by Ankur Singh By Phyllis Scherrer on the World Socialist Web Site on July 4, 2014.
A testing scene from Listen: The Movie
Click Here to Read: The Internet’s Own Boy: Documentary about “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz By Nick Barrickman on the World Socialist Web Site on July 1, 2014,
Click Here to Read: The Pin – Naomi Jaye’s Holocaust Story is North America’s Only Yiddish Language Film in 70 Years Monsters and Critics – Movie Interview by Anne Brodie on the Monsters and Critics website on June 28, 2014.
Clck Here to Read: Eli Wallach (1915-2014): Major character actor of stage, screen and television By Fred Mazelis June 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys: The story of The Four Seasons on screen By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on June 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Entre Nos (Between US) and Red Father: Aspects of US life and history By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Czech Winter, Review of the Film Burning Bush by Agnieszka Holland Reviewed by Francine Prose in the New York Review of Books in the June 12, 2014.
Lukáš Černoch as Czech student Jan Palach dousing himself in gasoline in Agnieszka Holland’s Burning Bush
Click Here to Read: Ruby Dee, American actress and activist, dead at 91 By David Walsh on the World Socialist WEb Site on June 14, 2014.
Ruby Dee in 1972
Click Here to Read and View: Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014. Anxiety 2014 is a new London-wide arts festival, curated by the Mental Health Foundation. Taking place at multiple venues throughout June 2014.
“I’d tried to straighten him out, but there’s only so much you can do for a person who thinks Auschwitz is a brand of beer.”
― David Sedaris
It is 69 years since the summer of 1945 when WW11 ended,and the year in which the concentration camps were liberated. Very few of those concentration camp survivors remain, and in not too long a time, there will be no more eye witnesses to that history.
For those of us who see this as a grave fragility, it becomes very important that we take our responsibility to continue to dispense information about the holocaust with great seriousness. Ignorance harbors danger.
There is excellent Holocaust literature and movies. (more…)
Click Here Read: So Bright is the View: A serious film from Romania By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on June 4, 2014.
Click Here to Read; Sun Kil Moon’s Benji: Life and death (mostly death) in small-town Ohio By Zac Corrigan on the World Socialist Web Site on May 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: San Francisco International Film Festival 2014—Part four. Manos Sucias, Freedom Summer and others: Bitter social conflict present and past By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on May 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Orson Welles: An “unfinished artist” in an unfinished century. Event marks 80 years since theater festival in Woodstock, Illinois
By David Walsh and Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on May 23, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Interviews with critics and film historians about Click Orson Welles By David Walsh and Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on May 23, 2014.
Orson Welles in 1937