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  • Julian Schnabel on Jewish Condemnation of “Miral:” “It Comes Out of Fear” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 16, 2011 | 12:59 pm

    Artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel understands why some Jews have condemned his movie, “Miral,” which opens March 25, as an anti-Israel screed: “It comes out of fear,” he told me by phone from New York this morning.  “The fear that the Holocaust occurred, that ‘We have been...

  • Oscar nod for ‘Unsentimental’ Jew

    By Tom Tugend

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    "I am an unsentimental Jew. I am aware of our suffering, but I don't wallow in it," said Ronald Harwood, the British screenwriter, playwright and novelist.

    The self-appraisal seems odd for a man whose credits include two of the most penetrating screenplays probing the extremes of...

  • Schnabel dives into another mind with a visual poem

    By Tom Freudenheim

    November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "Don't give up your day job!" That's what I really wanted to tell Julian Schnabel during our interview at New York's Regency Hotel.

    Our era keeps pushing the limits of excessive art hype to promote overpriced underwhelming art, and Schnabel exemplifies this trend as distinctly as...

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