“Protektor” with Director Marek Najbrt

The New York Jewish Film Festival, presented by The Jewish Museum and The Film Society of Lincoln Center, is fast approaching, with a strong and diverse line up of films that promise to appeal. Among them is a highly original, compelling Czech film that reveals the story of a couple’s vulnerable journey through wartime Prague. […]

“Mary and Max” with Director Adam Elliot

Mary and Max director Adam Elliot sits down for an exclusive interview with The New York Jewish Film Festival. His latest film, building on the success of his previous Oscar-winning claymation hit Harvie Krumpet, is a highly original, tastefully assembled tragicomedy about the lives of two pen pals living a world apart, but their friendship […]

Happy Hanukkah

Joe Grand’s Galvanized Steel Candelabra is the hot menorah of the season, getting picked by The New York Times and National Public Radio in the last week. I love its cool combination of thrift and style, funk and elegance. Assembled from iron pipe fittings from Home Depot, the DIY attitude exudes the 21st century Hanukkah […]