This year's New York Jewish Film Festival takes audiences around the world and back to Gotham with a collection of narrative and documentary features and shorts as diverse as the diaspora they represent.
Even though it came out it June, don't forget about Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi's topical doc about conflict in the Israeli-occupied territories, which won awards at Sundance, had its New York premiere at New Directors/New Films, and is shortlisted for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
Romanian director Radu Gabrea talks about his latest docu-drama about the Romanian revolution and the final three days of the rule of communist leader Nicolae Ceaușescu and his wife Elena.
A round-up of the awards presented at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, an insightful look into the making of Michael Haneke's NYFF Main Slate Selection Amour, a short Lars von Trier film from over 40 years ago, and more in today's FilmLinc Digest!
Despite a cold weekend for specialty releases one documentary managed to open hot, MoMA and IFP prep their popular "Best Films Not Playing at a Theater New You" series, and an insightful look into the making of one this year's most-loved indies Beasts of the Southern Wild.