Part three of critic J. Hoberman's look at the unprecedented Jewish content in Hollywood filmmaking from the late '60s to the early '70s.
In part two of J. Hoberman's essay, he looks at post-Graduate cinema including Bye Bye Braverman, The Producers and I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Hollywood's Jewish “new wave” (a subset of the larger new wave that refreshed Hollywood content and personnel in the late sixties) had its moment between 1967 and 1973, roughly between Israel's Six Day and Yom Kippur wars or Barbara Streisand's appearances in Funny Girl (Columbia, 1968) and The Way We Were (Columbia, 1973).
A Q&A with Sony Pictures Classics executives Michael Barker, Marcie Bloom, and Tom Bernard in celebration of the company's 20-year history of introducing foreign and independent films to American audiences.
With the movement garnering more popular support & media attention every day, critics agree that the release of "Margin Call," could not be more timely. Added screening tonight!