On January 19 and 20, the New York Jewish Film Festival presented the U.S. Premiere of Tsili, directed by Amos Gitai and based on Aharon Appelfeld’s 1982 novel, Tzili: The Story of a Life. Adler plays the role of a largely mute character based on Appelfeld’s persona of Tzili in his book. She also starred [...]
On January 17 and 18, the New York Jewish Film Festival will present Guest Selects: Jennie Livingston, with a special screening of Paris Is Burning on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its release.
This January 14 – 29, the New York Jewish Film Festival once again takes up residence at two celebrated destinations for cinema at Lincoln Center, the Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. This year’s broad slate of programs includes screenings of 46 films from filmmakers representing 14 countries. Their work richly explores the cinematic potential of the narrative feature, documentary, and short film, with results that are emotional, thought-provoking, visually arresting, and entertaining.