You could say looking at films with a Jewish connection is sort of our thing. So we decided to take our expertise and pick apart, with a minimalist view, one of our favorite classic films: The Graduate.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a Nazi thriller, a remake of a classic, Seth Rogan's raunchy new animated film, and two films screened at AJFF, including one from this past year.
The words "film remake" are not always met with exuberance and excitement, oftentimes because the film being remade was highly appreciated in its original form. But what about films you never heard of, from a country far away? There's a long tradition of Israeli cinema getting remade, and a new film translation is on the way.
Sometimes what you watch is largely dictated by the mood you're in. To that end, we're ready to suggest some films for when...(insert a situation here). In this edition, we tackle Indian Summer, a film for when you just want to go back to summer camp.
Jerry Lewis, at 90, has come out retirement for the upcoming film, Max Rose. With Lewis' return to the silver screen, we thought we'd take a look at the artist and some of his past works.
The 2017 Call for Entries has officially gone out. If you're still looking for reasons to submit your film, we put some together for you with corresponding cat GIFs. Take a look and then submit your film (if you haven't already!).
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is the opening film for the Cannes Film Festival, Steven Spielberg's latest, and a look at a classic before it heads back to Broadway.
Albert Brooks is an iconic comedian, and a Jewish talent on the level of our finest film artists. And you don't know enough about his filmography. Thankfully, Netflix is here to help change that. As of today, they've got all seven films he wrote and directed for your binging pleasure. You're welcome.
Pixar's latest animated film, Finding Dory, has swum into theaters. With notable Jewish actor, Albert Brooks, voicing a signature character, we wanted to take a look at the potential link between the Jewish artists in Pixar's films and the characters they play. Take look and come to your own conclusions.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is the highly anticipated sequel to Finding Nemo and two films from the 2016 AJFF.
Screenwriter-director Lawrence Kasdan has received the inaugural AJFF Icon Award. The May 22nd program and VIP reception were events to remember. Revisit a magical night, celebrating one of Hollywood's greatest storytellers.
Lawrence Kasdan has written over 15 films in the past four decades, many of them some of Hollywood's most memorable. So can you identify the films below based just on these quotable lines of dialogue? Just how well do you know your Kasdan films?
The VIP ticket to the Icon Award on May 22 gets you exclusive access to the post-program meet-and-greet reception with Lawrence Kasdan, but it also gets you access to a bevy of memorabilia on auction. Take home a piece of film history, or enjoy a special movie experience of your own.
The 2017 AJFF Call for Entries is officially open. Filmmakers may submit their films to be considered for the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Get all the details on selection criteria, the submission process, and more.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a documentary about a politician's attempt at a comeback, Adam Sandler's latest comedy, and the Opening Night film for the 2016 AJFF.