‘The Dune’ Director Yossi Aviram on Loneliness and Reconciliation image

‘The Dune’ Director Yossi Aviram on Loneliness and Reconciliation

FilmLinc spoke with Avarim shortly after his arrival to New York, where The Dune is screening as part of the New York Jewish Film Festival. He gives insight into the film that was influenced by an earlier doc he made about his uncle and his uncle's partner.

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‘The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer’ Co-Director Asaf Galay Talks Attraction and Inspiration image

‘The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer’ Co-Director Asaf Galay Talks Attraction and Inspiration

The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer kicked off the 24th New York Jewish Film Festival, a 16-day event showcasing the diversity of the Jewish experience around the world. FilmLinc spoke with co-director Asaf Galay about discovering the women behind the Nobel Prize-winning writer.

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U.S. Debut of ‘Isaac Bashevis Singer’ & ‘Felix and Meira’ Bookend 24th NY Jewish Film Festival image

U.S. Debut of ‘Isaac Bashevis Singer’ & ‘Felix and Meira’ Bookend 24th NY Jewish Film Festival

The New York Jewish Film Festival is returning for its 24th year next month with a roster that includes 47 features and shorts from 11 countries, with 21 screening as World, U.S., or New York premieres January 14-29.

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Saul Bass Directs: Looking at the Individual Works of an Artist image

Saul Bass Directs: Looking at the Individual Works of an Artist

Well known for his title sequences and posters for other directors' movies, the film work of the legendary Saul Bass is screening this week as part of the 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival. We delve in to some of the notable highlights.

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Eytan Fox Talks Music and Nostalgia in NYJFF Film “Cupcakes” image

Eytan Fox Talks Music and Nostalgia in NYJFF Film “Cupcakes”

Eytan Fox is one of Israel's most celebrated working filmmakers. He spoke with FilmLinc Daily about his latest film, the light-hearted comedy Cupcakes, which is debuting at the New York Jewish Film Festival.

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NYJFF Celebrates Otto Preminger and Saul Bass Collaborations image

NYJFF Celebrates Otto Preminger and Saul Bass Collaborations

As we focus on Hollywood great Otto Preminger during this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, we’ll also be highlighting the work of graphic designer Saul Bass, who designed some of the most influential film title sequences of the 1950s and 60s.

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Photos: NYJFF Opening Night image

Photos: NYJFF Opening Night

The 23rd New York Jewish Film Festival kicked off with a sold out screening of Friends From France with directors Philippe Kotlarski and Anne Weil in person. Check out some photos from the evening!

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“Friends From France” Will Open Expanded New York Jewish Film Festival image

“Friends From France” Will Open Expanded New York Jewish Film Festival

Forty-nine features and shorts are on tap for the 23rd annual New York Jewish Film Festival. The U.S. Premiere of Anne Weil and Philippe Kotlarksi's Friends From France will open the festival, which is presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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Interview: Bruce Checefsky on Franciszka and Stefan Themerson image

Interview: Bruce Checefsky on Franciszka and Stefan Themerson

Bruce Checefsky of the Cleveland Institute of Art discusses Poland's first avant-garde filmmakers, how their work expresses the fraught situation in Warsaw in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and his recreation of Themerson films lost during the Nazi occupation and World War II.

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Interview: Zuzanna Solakiewicz, “Yorzeit” image

Interview: Zuzanna Solakiewicz, “Yorzeit”

Director Zuzanna Solakiewicz reveals a little-known piece of Jewish history: a gravesite in Poland of three holy masters, covered up during World War II. Travel to Poland with Meir Moszkowicz on Yorzeit (the anniversary of the death of Master Zvi) in this beautiful documentary.

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