Ken and Alissa Koven love kids — as long as they’re other people’s. “We like to give them back when we’re done,” Ken said. The Marina del Rey couple have no intention of ever having children, a decision that may rankle bubbes everywhere but is just fine with them.
What can the most successful doll on the planet show us about being Jewish today? Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film mixes old school narration with a new school visual style. The Tribe weaves together archival footage, graphics, animation, Barbie dioramas, and slam poetry to take audiences on an electric ride through the complex history of both the Barbie doll and the Jewish people- from Biblical times to present day. By tracing Barbie's history, the film sheds light on the questions: What does it mean to be an American Jew today? What does it mean to be a member of any tribe in the 21st Century? Finally available fee online.