A New Vision of the Soviet Union

  Covering the period from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution through the 1930s, The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film explores how early modernist photography influenced a new Soviet style, and how photography, film, and poster art were harnessed to disseminate Communist ideology. Casey Dalrymple, Marketing Editorial Intern, scoured the recently-opened exhibition that […]

NYJFF and Cannes:
Looking Back and Forth at Jewish Film

  Throughout the course of its nearly 25-year history, the New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) — co-presented each January by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center — has selected a number of films that were originally unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, such as Haim Tabakman’s Eyes Wide Open (NYJFF […]

Congratulations, “Ida”!

Just before taking her vows, Anna, an orphan brought up in a convent in Poland, visits her only living relative and discovers a haunting family secret, and her true name — Ida. Acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski probes Poland’s Nazi past in his intimate black-and-white film that the 2014 New York Jewish Film Festival presented on […]