Fill the Void

Fill the Void – Israel – 2013 – Drama. “With honesty and sensitivity, this Israeli drama takes us into an unfamiliar subculture, letting us experience aspects of life in an Orthodox Jewish community that we’ve probably never even imagined before.”  Rich Cline, “An intelligent and moving examination of the possibilities of personal freedom within the strict… Continue reading Fill the Void

Yidl Mitn Fidl

Yidl Mitn Fidl – Poland/Yiddish – 1936 – Musical – Want to know why American music/theatre/movies were dominated by Jewish artists for the most of the 20th century?  Because they had a centuries-long tradition already established in Europe.  Watch Molly Picon (the Yentl/matchmaker in Fiddler on the Roof) in her young prime as a traveling… Continue reading Yidl Mitn Fidl