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Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival

The 20th annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival features Jewish-themed films from many nations screened over one week at the Marcus North Shore Cinema. more

Film

The Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival runs Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at Marcus North Shore Cinema. more

Film

Franek looks peeved as he lands in Warsaw and makes for the rural Polish village he left behind in the dying years of Communism. While not expecting a happy homecoming from his estranged brother Jozek, he isn’t prepared to be pulled into a ... more

Film Reviews

A documentary selection at this year’s MilwaukeeJewish Film Festival, The Outrageous Sophie Tucker is the story of theVaudeville star sometimes described, because of her obstreperous flair andbawdy frankness, as a precursor to the Lady Gagas of.. more

I Hate Hollywood

The young stranger walks into a bar, a cavernous stony hall where musicians perform in staccato flamenco rhythms, and orders a beer. The stranger, Avram, is searching for a lost legend, Josef, a master of a Levantine stringed instrument cal... more

Film Reviews

Greil Marcus’ weird old America still flourished when photographers from a New Deal agency, the Farm Security Administration, set forth to document everyday life in the 1930s and ‘40s. Edited by Rich Remsberg, Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music P... more

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