Sharon Pucker Rivo:
Nazi Propaganda & the Power of Image
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National Archives at Kansas City - Wednesday, Sept. 10
National World War I Museum - Kansas City, MO
Illustrated lecture included rare propaganda restored films from the collection of
The National Center for Jewish Film



Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
New Release

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


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

In the News: New book on Eichmann trial by Bettina Stangneth
"Taking the Banality Out of Evil", Forward | Link
"...Evil but not Banal", New York Times | Link


NCJF 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, recipient of SFJFF Freedom of Expression Award



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
The Forward | Link
JWA | Link


NCJF remembers our friend and colleague Paul Mazursky (1930 - 2014)
Watch Mazursky's final film Yippee: A Journey to Jewish Joy
Scott Foundas, Variety | Link
Robert McFadden, New York Times | Link

Elaine Woo, LA Times | Link



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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 & Blu-ray

"The film has the peculiar feel of a version of 60 Minutes concocted by the demented offspring of some MTV producer and a wonder-working chasidic mystic." - The Jewish Week


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
Now Available on DVD & Blu-ray
"A barnstorming tale of vodka and revolution." –BBC Radio
"Charming, inventive and lively." –Time Out London



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VHS to DVD Upgrades
Save up to 50% when you replace VHS tapes in your library with DVDs of the same title.

Special Collections
Women's Studies, Films by Edgar G. Ulmer, Films by Axel Corti & More!

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