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Yared Zeleke’s ‘Lamb’ Natalie Portman’s ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’ Bookend Lineup for 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival

Yared Zeleke’s ‘Lamb’ Natalie Portman’s ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’ Bookend Lineup for 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival

The 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) will run January 13-26, 2016, at the Film Society’s Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.  This year’s lineup includes 38 features and shorts from 12 countries—21 screening in their world, U.S., or New York premieres—providing a diverse global perspective on the Jewish experience. The 2016 New York Jewish Film Festival is presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Jewish Museum. The 25th […]

American Film BOB AND THE TREES Win Top Prize at 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

American Film BOB AND THE TREES Win Top Prize at 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The American film, Bob and the Trees, starring Bob Tarasuk, playing himself, as Bob, a fifty-year old logger, struggling to make ends meet in a threatened industry, was awarded with the Crystal Globe at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Tarasuk accepted the Festival Grand Prix in person, together with director Diego Ongaro (pictured above). “This really is a surprise. We had virtually no money to shoot the film so I had to invest my and […]