On my desk sits a photograph of a mother and child. In 5-by-7 black and white, a beautiful young woman in her 20s, her dark hair in a twist, and her lips and fingernails plainly tinted, is holding her baby up to her cheek and looking out, almost heavenward. Their faces are...
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The Butler film poster
Today we saw The Butler, directed by Lee Daniels (he also directed Precious, etc.). It was excellent. I've rarely been so emotionally affected by a film.
Forest Whitaker is the Butler, and does an outstanding job, aging through his many decades of...
October 22, 2012 | 4:36 pm
Jane Fonda will host an event in Los Angeles focusing on sexual violence during the Holocaust.
More than 200 people are expected for the invitation-only event on Nov. 8 at the Ray Kurtzman Theater. The event is sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation and Remember the Women...
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Follow our complete coverage of the Toronto Film Festival boycotts on our Hollywood Jew blog.
Reposted with permission of Jane Fonda
I recently signed a letter protesting the Toronto International Film Festival’s decision to showcase and celebrate Tel Aviv. This in the very year...
September 3, 2009 | 8:13 pm
The Toronto International Film Festival may not be a friendly place for the Israeli filmmakers invited to screen their films there next week. What began as one filmmaker withdrawing his work in protest of the festival’s spotlight on Tel Aviv, is fast becoming a full-fledged boycott....