A new exhibit of works by the activist-artist Yael Bartana at the Philadelphia Museum of Art stars her video trilogy ‘And Europe Will Be Stunned.’ Was it a glimpse of a neo-Zionist utopian future, or a relic of a disappearing past?
The affecting new documentary ‘Bombshell’ is haunted by recordings of her lilting voice from the 1990s, after her descent into pop-culture hell
Thirteen ways of looking at the great filmmaker, two years after her death by suicide
An Orthodox woman’s ill-fated engagement sends Haredi rom-com down the path of blissed-out breakthroughs
In 1939, Metzger escaped the Nazis on a Kindertransport. His radical anti-art, or ‘aesthetics of revulsion,’ often dealt with the rejection of power.
Darkness! Angst! Paranoia! In the terrified films of the 1940s and ’50s, written and directed by Jewish refugees, hidden dangers lurk where hell is no longer a fantasy, where what’s false is true, and what’s wrong is even wronger.
The late Marcin Wrona’s dark new Dybbuk parable digs deep into a haunted past
Nearly 85 percent of all Holocaust-themed Oscar nominees—going back to the first, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ (1959)—have received at least one Academy Award
Who stands taller in film history than the legendary head of production for MGM, Irving Thalberg?
Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation
The internationally acclaimed filmmaker’s new ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ takes Jewish insularity to terrific extremes
New German film is a devastating portrait of a ghostly young Eurydice, an Auschwitz survivor who refuses to stay in hell
‘The Left Front’ highlights American art made for the Soviet Union’s official “Jewish homeland”