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 […]

In Conversation: Hilla Medalia

On January 29, the New York Jewish Film Festival will present The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films, directed by Hilla Medalia. A three-time Emmy nominee and Peabody Award winner, Medalia is known for films like To Die in Jerusalem (2007) and After the Storm (2009). For more information and tickets to The Go-Go Boys, please click […]