Can You Name Five Women Filmmakers?

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  Throughout Women’s History Month, the Jewish Museum is taking part in the online campaign #5WomenArtists to celebrate women in our collection, exhibitions, and institutional history — and our history is not only limited to supporting visual artists. The New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), co-presented with the Film Society of Lincoln Center, has always […]

Remembering Filmmaker Chantal Akerman

  Marking its 25th anniversary, the New York Jewish Film Festival in January 2016 presented a retrospective of films from the Festival’s history. We were proud to bring back Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman’s film Tomorrow We Move from 2004, and to feature the U.S. premiere of a new documentary on Akerman by Marianne Lambert entitled […]

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 presents […]