Sharon Pucker Rivo to Lecture
on Nazi Propaganda & the Power of Image

National Archives at Kansas City - Wednesday, Sept. 10
National World War I Museum - Kansas City, MO

Illustrated lecture will include rare propaganda films restored and held in the collection of The National Center for Jewish Film | Read Article

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
New Release - Book Now

This film focuses on two extraordinary icons– legendary Yiddish playwright Sholom Aleichem and the contemporary stage actor Theodore Bikel– taking us on an journey from the heart of one Jewish cultural treasure into the soul of another.

Kol Nidre
Wednesday, October 1, 7pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York
| Buy Tickets

"The most bizarre film you will see all year." - Jewish Week

NCJF Films at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

California Premiere: Mamele- NCJF New Digital Restoration
4 Screenings in 4 Cities - NCJF Co-Director Lisa Rivo in attendance

July 31 World Premiere
: Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
Performance and Q&A with Theodore Bikel who will also be awarded with the Festival's Freedom of Expression Award

Special event screenings of NCJF restored Yiddish classics
The Cantor's Son, Mamele, Tevye, A Vilna Legend
and the new documentary, American Jerusalem

Medias Central European Film Festival (Romania) Sept 2-6
| Link

NCJF remembers our friend and colleague Kate Regan

University of Portland professor & director of
Fiestaremos! Judy Frankel and the Sephardic Music Tradition

Bel Kaufman (1911-2014), teacher, author, granddaughter of Sholem Aleichem passed away at age 101
Ms. Kaufman is interviewed in NCJF's new film
Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Read more at the Forward and JWA

NCJF remembers our friend and colleague
Paul Mazursky (1930 - 2014)

Read - Scott Foundas (Variety), Robert McFadden (NYT),
Elaine Woo
(L.A. Times)

Watch - Yippee: A Journey to Jewish Joy, Mazursky's last film

Recently seen on PBS
The Story of the Jews
with Simon Schama | Link
Featuring rare film materials from the NCJF Archive, including clips from Hungry Hearts, His People, A Letter to Mother, Uncle Moses, Jewish Luck, Motel the Operator, A Day in Warsaw & The Dybbuk, and home movies of Novogrodek and from the Craine family.

Become a Reel Funder | Donate Now! Support The National Center for Jewish Film Preservation Fund

Mamele starring Molly Picon - New NCJF Digital Restoration
U.S. Premiere – Sold Out NYJFF 2014 Lincoln Center screening | Festival Site “Sparkling gem of the NYJFF… Picon is so delicious and quirky, you want to give her a knip in bekl (pinch her cheek).” – Forward

“Among the festival's highlights for this critic.” – Jewish Week

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco
New Release

Winner 2013 CINE Golden Eagle Award

Punk Jews | Now available on DVD and Blu-ray

Interfaith Voices Public Radio feature

New York Times cover feature story | Read Article
Huffington Post video interview | Watch Now

The Trial of Adolf Eichmann
Directed by Michael Prazan "A fascinating assemblage of interviews, footage, and analysis. It is highly recommended." Jewish Daily Forward

Kol Nidre - Now Available on DVD & Blu-ray
1939 Yiddish Musical Drama World Premiere - Jerusalem International Film Festival
Europe Premiere - Stockholm Jewish Film Festival
USA Premiere - New York Jewish Film Festival

How to Re-Establish a Vodka Empire "A barnstorming tale of vodka and revolution." BBC Radio
"Charming, inventive and lively." Time Out London

Big Discounts on VHS to DVD upgrades
Save up to 50% when you replace VHS tapes in your library with DVDs of the same title. More savings on DVD collections: Women's Studies, Edgar Ulmer & More!
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