“Sex Trafficking”

Millions of vulnerable girls worldwide are being ensnared by human traffickers into the insidious world of sex slavery and exploited relentlessly to generate profits of a hundred billion dollars a year. That is more than the annual profits of Google,
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Isaac Babel’s ‘Odessa Tales’

Isaac Babel is not a household name in the United States. Despite the fact that the Russian playwright, journalist and author has been dead for more than 75 years, he remains a figure filmmaker David Novack believes is as relevant today as he was in the 1920s. "This is a writer (more...)

The Ukrainian-Russian Crisis As Seen By Vitaly Mansky

" In “Close Relations,” subtitled “The Ukraine crisis, my family and I,” prominent documentary director Vitaly Mansky uses the prism of his own extended family to explore contemporary divisions in Ukrainian society over the Ukraine-Russia conflict and to question (more...)

Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil

Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil is a new documentary, presented by Film Forum and had a premiere in US. This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch. Whether you’re aware of it or not, his wildly bizarre imaginings of hell are permanently etched upon your psyche. Director (more...)

‘Son of Saul’ is Unlike Any Other Holocaust Thriller You’ve Seen Before

" Good movies summon up worlds. “Son of Saul,” a great movie and a debut feature by László Nemes, summons up a world we may think we know from a visual perspective we’ve never encountered—the willed tunnel vision of a Jewish worker in a Nazi death camp", - The Wall (more...)

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Bruno (Max Mauff), a young German entomology student, arrives in Israel with a letter from his recently deceased mother to Avi, a German-Jewish kibbutznik, who Bruno believes to be his biological father, Albert. Initially hesitant, Albert (Rami Heuberger) soon (more...)

“Friends from France”

Genre: Drama Countries: France | Germany | Canada | Russia Year: 2013 Running Time: 100 min Languages: French, English, Russian, Hebrew with English subtitles Date: Monday, April 7, 7:30 pm Location: The Gershman Y Premiere Status: Philadelphia Premiere Festival & Awards: Official Selection Toronto International | Opening Night NYJFF | Official Selection WJFF It’s 1979. Carole (Soko) and (more...)

“Stalingrad”, Highest-Grossing Russian Movie

FILM OPENS EXCLUSIVELY IN IMAX® 3D NATIONWIDE ON FEB. 28 Columbia Pictures will release Fedor Bondarchuk’s Stalingrad in the United States for a one-week exclusive engagement in IMAX® 3D theatres nationwide on Feb. 28. The 3D World War II drama has recently become the highest-grossing Russian movie of all (more...)

Fourth Annual New Hope Pennsylvania Film Festival

New Hope Film Festival, touted as the “emerging Sundance  East” in a June 2012 article in The Huffington Post, is excited to announce our Official Selections for the 2013 Fourth Annual Festival that will be held July 12– 21 in New Hope and Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The judges selected 111 official selections (more...)

Jewish Film Festival: Distills Vodka, The IDF, And More

Five Philadelphia Premiere Screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today. The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany, and the United States.

About the Series: In the
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Isadora Teich The highly anticipated The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a whimsical, entertaining, and visually beautiful film. It is a lot of fun, however this fun is being overshadowed by a lot of critical controversy. The controversy largely stems from only two of Peter Jackson’s decisions: to shoot the film (more...)

Film Skyfall: What Is the Place Of James Bond In the Digital Age?

Skyfall is a suspenseful, intelligent, and visually stunning film which showcases Daniel Craig’s Bond as one of the best ever. It is a clever nod to the past fifty years of Bond, while leaving the franchise wide open for years of clever reinterpretation and reinvention. Skyfall dares to ask the (more...)

Drama Film “Anna Karenina” Hits Theaters

Focus Fetuares has released an interactive trailer of the big screen adaptation, drama film Anna Karenina  directed by Joe Wright that is adapted from Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel. It stars Keira Knightley, Jude Law, and Aaron Taylor-Johson. Joe Wright ("Pride and Prejudice") (more...)

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Film Connects…

PJFF's FilmConnects events are uniquely designed to enrich your film-going experience. Meet the film's director or stars, take in a dance or circus performance, or watch a slam poetry reading performed by a deaf ASL poet. FilmConnects links the world of film to other art forms and modes of (more...)

New Russian Cinema: Films and Showtimes

The films and showtimes for the New Russian Cinema series at the Anthology Film Archive in New York and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. New York screenings will be presented free of charge. Seats may be reserved by emailing rsvp@lonestarfilmsociety.com or calling 817-924-6000 Fort
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