The turf war for the bodies and souls of Montana’s Jews makes for an engaging inter-tribal drama.
Boston Jewish Film Festival
Film Reviews: Boston Jewish Film Festival –Two Looks at Jewish-American Comedy
Reviews of a trio of films at the Boston Jewish Film Festival.
Film Review: “Once in a Lifetime” and “Meet the Hitlers” at the Boston Jewish Film Festival
Two films in the Boston Jewish Film Festival: one sticks to the commonplace, the other looks at the bizarre.
Film Review: Boston Jewish Film Festival — A Powerful “Bulgarian Rhapsody”
The history lesson embedded in Bulgarian Rhapsody is subtle yet also packs a wallop.
Fuse Film Review: At the Boston Film Festival—A Delicious “Dough”
Dough contains plenty of tasty charm and passion.
Film Review: “The Last White Knight” — A Vision of Racism Perpetuated
In the mesmerizing “The Last White Knight,” documentary filmmaker Paul Saltzman chronicles a five-year dialogue with the man who assaulted him during the civil rights movement.
Fuse Film Review: Two at BJFF — “We Are Not Alone” and “In Case I Don’t Win the Golden Palm”
It can be a long wait for the end of the world, even though it lies only a week away, to wit, from the beginning to the end of the Israeli film “We Are Not Alone.”
Movie Review: “Female Helmers” — A Terrific Evening of Shorts
Each film demonstrates a distinct female sensibility as well as a strong and unique stylistic vision.
Coming Attractions in Film: November 2012
School is in full session, family holidays are looming, a nail biting election is imminent (or past), but films are up to the challenge, whether you are looking for art or escape. The Boston Jewish Film Festival brings 45 films to 10 Boston area locations, B.U.and UMass host free film screenings with filmmaker talk backs, Harvard offers a classy horror flick, the ICA has commercials, and there are shorts galore.
Coming Attractions in Film: May 2012
After catching your breath from a heavy dose of April film festivals, you may think you need a rest! While this month’s Boston area offerings may look tidy in number, they are sprawling in scope. April provided a look at what’s coming and current, but May is steeped in history and alternative cinema.