Reviews

A scene from the courtroom at Nurenberg

The New York Jewish Film Festival Jan. 12-25

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Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw picks his virtual favorites from the 2022 New York Jewish Film Festival. Selections include documentaries on the history of a film about the Nuremburg Trials, artist Lily Renée Phillips, ehtnomusicologist Moisei Beregovsky, a musical about Bernie Madoff  and a short about a bar mitzvah in the middle of an arial bombing.

Woman on car.

New York Film Festival Sept. 20-Oct. 8, 2021

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Senior Critic Kurt Brokaw picks his top movies and shorts from the 59th New York Film Festival, including Julia Ducournau’s Titane, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car and Rebecca Hall’s Passing as well as two shorts.

All You Need is Love…

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Courtney Gardner follows Fiona Dawson’s work on her new episodic series, Now With Fiona, an talks with Dawson about the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the fight for transgender minors in Arkansas.