More comments on the movies in this year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival, including “Standing Silent,” a powerful documentary on child abuse in the orthodox Jewish community and an effective adaptation of David Grossman’s novel “The Book of Intimate Grammar.”
Boston Jewish Film Festival
Congratulations to the Boston Jewish Film Festival are certainly due to its longevity and general quality.
A Jewish film festival is at heart a communal event, even longer than Hanukkah. If one needs proof of community, see who the sponsors are. By Joann Green Breuer. My final film of this year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival was The Girl from a Reading Primer, directed by Edyta Wroblewska in Poland. It is short […]
And so I go, Jewish and glad to be, theatre director—maybe between gigs, old enough to believe that movies are best on the big screen among other (quiet) viewers and that you don’t have to be Jewish to love good Jewish movies. By Joann Green Breuer The danger of speaking critically of any ethnic art […]
By J. R. Carroll After the New England Conservatory’s well-deserved turn in the limelight last month in celebration of the 40th anniversary of their jazz studies program, the Berklee College of Music comes to the fore in November with a strong series of performances on- and off-campus. Photo by Jesus Angel Hernandez de Rojas, available […]