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Cinema, croissants and queues

Michael Etherton from UK Jewish Film gives us a peek at life on the other side of the velvet rope

Michael Etherton

12:25

Cinema, croissants and queues
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    Anne Joseph

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Playing prime ministers
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    A director's dilemma
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    Film review – Alien:Covenant
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    The man who fought to save Europe's Jews

    Ahead of a London screening of "Not Idly By -- Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust" Ned Temko looks back at the man who woke the world up to the horror of the Holocaust

    Ned Temko

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    The man who fought to save Europe's Jews
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    8 non-Jews in Jewish roles

    A new film stars Richard Gere as a New York 'hondler'. We take a look back at some other great examples of non-Jews in Jewish roles.

    Michael Moran

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    8 non-Jews in Jewish roles
  • Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Annie Hall
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    Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    The latest entry in the seemingly endless series of comic-book adventures film opens with a colossal, hilarious, bang and closes with a bigger, funnier one.

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    Review: The Zookeeper's Wife

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    Anne Joseph

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    Review: The Zookeeper's Wife
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    A new film tells the astonishing true story of a Warsaw couple who smuggled Jewish families from the ghettos and hid them from Hitler's killers in the basement of a zoo

    James Mottram

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    When the zoo became a place to hide
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    Anne Joseph find a heist comedy sweet but unsatisfying

    Anne Joseph

    Friday, April 7, 2017

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    His family rejected him because he was gay. But when a film was made about Saar Maoz, it helped him confront the past.

    Stephen Applebaum

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    At peace with myself at last
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    Review: Another Mother's Son

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    Review: Certain Women

    Stephen Applebaum wasn't convinced by a quiet triptych of stories.

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