Roughly 35 years after the Holocaust, Germans flocked to movie theaters and video stores to watch Israeli youth make out, measure their penises, and spy into girls’ locker rooms.
Today on Jewcy: The true story of a Jewish baseball player sent by the United States to take out a Nazi during World War II
Today on Jewcy: A look at the films showcased at the annual festival put on by the JCC Manhattan.
Today on Jewcy: A look at three very Jewish shorts playing in Brooklyn this week.
Today on Jewcy: June brings ‘Maktub’ and ‘To Each Her Own’
Larisa Shepitko’s forgotten WWII classic is haunting, harrowing, and all too human
Today on Jewcy: A talk with the director of the new film about a lesbian romance in the Orthodox community.
May Day: How Polish filmakers documented and interpreted the ‘March Emigration,’ an ‘anti-Zionist’ purge in communist Warsaw 50 years ago
Today on Jewcy: A look at an unexpectedly funny take on the Jewish mourning process.
Today on Jewcy: A conversation with the Jewish directors of the upcoming heavily Jewish murder-mystery comedy.
Today on Jewcy: Waititi also plans to personally play Hitler
Today on Jewcy: Witness a very uncomfortable homecoming.
Fifty years after the release of the film that changed the world, two new books look back at its transcendent genius creator
Today on Jewcy: An unusual opportunity to see actors on the spectrum playing themselves.
Today on Jewcy: A secular artist directs a Hasidic, Yiddish film.
On her 126th birthday, measuring the influence of the incomparable ‘dance performance artist’ who inspired entertainers from German Expressionism through to 1980s punk
Our long national nightmare may be over
Today on Jewcy: A look at Israel’s history at the Academy Awards and its latest contender, ‘Foxtrot.’
Today on Jewcy: A new documentary spotlights a classic actress who was also a tech pioneer.
Today on Jewcy: A chat with the very interesting star of a new short about Jewish pirates.
Today on Jewcy: A conversation with the subject and producer of the new film ‘Jungle’ starring Daniel Radcliffe as Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.
Today on Jewcy: Another chance at ‘The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hitler’
Today on Jewcy: Another side to the upcoming queer romance film.
Today on Jewcy: The actor talks about his character, a real-life lawyer who learns to embrace his Otherness.
Today on Jewcy: The New York Film Festival presents four new films from ‘Shoah’ director Claude Lanzmann this weekend.
Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’
With a penetrating new film on the Public Library, the master documentary filmmaker continues his generous 50-year X-ray view of the human systems behind American democratic life
Why a 1987 film about 1963 still resonates in 2017
For great and irreverent Jewish films, head right over to Queens