Reminiscent of Marcel Ophuls' fearless provocations in Hotel Terminus (1988), Yoav Shamir breaks every rule of polite documentary filmmaking in Defamation.
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival arrives with an expansive program spotlighting the Jewish tradition of social justice and human rights.
Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow explore the customs and modernity of the next generation of Jews in their documentary Dis-Continuity.
The 60th birthday of Israel is recognized in the festival via a slew of films examining the country from various perspectives, films that fight over how to tell the story.
Programmers for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Peter Stein and Nancy Fishman, speak about never taking the path of least resistance.
Katznelson, a co-founder of the Dawn festival at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, sat down to talk about Judaism, culture, film and the festival.
Looking for something meaningful to do Sunday at 2 a.m.? Try the all-night Dawn festival.
Even as the country has become a typically affluent Western society, its cinema has retained its status as a crucial component of the national dialogue.
Underneath The Band's Visit's poignant humor, the film subtly reflects the director's attempt to comprehend Israel's pull between the Middle East and the West.
Although it's too early to write Allen off, it's also clear that he hasn't connected with younger audiences in a long time, so who's the next Woody Allen?
The List: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is showing five great films that showcase the moxie and smart fighting style of Jewish boxers, both old and new.
Savvy moviegoers outside the target demographic have learned to scout the niche fests' programs for films that premiered to raves at Berlin or Cannes.
Review: startling portraits Claude Cahun, her half-sister and lover Marcel Moore took of themselves and each other dressed in a variety of personas, costumes and genders in Lover Other.
The veteran Israeli filmmaker, in town for the Jewish Film Festival, talks about radical art and Free Zone.
The sudden climate change in the Middle East has had a tone-altering effect on the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, where the war will be Topic A.