Simon Schama Discusses His New Documentary

The Story of the Jews, a five-part TV series, premieres this week on PBS

Joseph Lovett Documents Lives of Converso Jews

See clips from his film-in-progress, “Children of the Inquisition”

The Search for Utopia Reaches the End of the Road in ‘American Commune’

Sex and drugs and Passover Seders: In a new documentary, two sisters reflect on their years on The Farm in the 1970s

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 4, Nos. 25 to 6: Meet the Parents makes intermarriage OK, Ghostbusters explores Jewish theology, and The Graduate goes just around the bend

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 3, Nos. 50 to 26: Exodus is Zionist agitprop, The Social Network revisits the creation myth, Funny Girl is a nesting doll of Jewish womanhood

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 2, Nos. 75 to 51: Barton Fink is the greatest Jewish noir, Heathers is a classic morality play, and Jeff Goldblum is, well, Jeff Goldblum

The Filmmaker’s Mother

Follow-up documentary explores complex mother-daughter relationship

Oscar Eyes Tel Aviv Documentary

Film focuses on plight of foreign children

Collective Memory

Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz

Say Hallelujah!

Singing the praises of Jesus Camp

Men of the Court

Who sank the NBA’s first hoop? Meet the pioneers of basketball.

Organizers and Agitators

A new documentary looks at the latest generation of Jewish radicals

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