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The UK Jewish Film Festival 2011

By Jennifer Lipman, October 11, 2011

Drag queens, a vodka baron, fake nuns and Israel's David Brent are just some of the colourful characters coming to London screens for the 15th UK Jewish Film Festival between November 1 and 20.

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Trailer: Steven Spielberg's War Horse

By Jennifer Lipman, October 4, 2011

Watch the full trailer for director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's book and a recent West End hit.

The film is set for release in January 2012

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Roman Polanski's Carnage: first look

By Jennifer Lipman, September 7, 2011
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Roman Polanski's latest film brings to the big screen Yasmina Reza's 2006 play Gods of Carnage, about two sets of parents dealing with the aftermath of a playground fight.

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Autumn films 2011

By Jennifer Lipman, September 7, 2011

Kosher cinema to keep you warm as the days get shorter

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Helen Mirren stars in 'The Debt'

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2011
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Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman wrote the screenplay for The Debt, a film about a former Mossad agent whose Nazi-hunting past catches up on her. Starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington, it is directed by Shakespeare in Love director John Madden.

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Rachel Weisz stars in political thriller Page Eight

By Jennifer Lipman, August 17, 2011
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A first look at the David Hare's new spy thriller, which stars Jewish actress Rachel Weisz as well as Bill Nighy and Michael Gambon. The film, set in Cambridge and London, has been chosen to close the Toronto Film Festival 2011.

Page Eight will be broadcast on BBC Two later this year.

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Jesse Eisenberg and the pizza kidnap plot

By Jennifer Lipman, August 5, 2011
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The Academy Award nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg stars as an unlucky pizza delivery guy in this heist comedy, released in the UK next month.

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Moneyball: Aaron Sorkin's sports film

By Jennifer Lipman, August 2, 2011
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Last year, his script for the Facebook film set Hollywood alight.

This year, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin takes on the world of baseball with Moneyball, the true story of an attempt to turn a failing team around.

Stars include Jewish actor Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is released in the UK on November 25.

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Dear Friend Hitler: Bollywood's take on the Nazis

By Jennifer Lipman, July 29, 2011
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A trailer for the film Gandhi to Hitler; a Bollywood film about the correspondance between Hitler and Gandhi.

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Trailer: The Ides of March

By Jennifer Lipman, July 28, 2011
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George Clooney has teamed up with his Jewish longtime writing partner Grant Heslov on the political thriller The Ides of March.

Due for release next year, the film - about a presidential candidate and his political team - has already been tipped for next year's Academy Awards. Stars include Clooney, Ryan Gosling and Jewish actress Evan Rachel wood.

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