Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center directed by Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher is an outstanding captivating American documentary that depicts the history of New York’s garment center, also known as the fashion district, founded by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe in the 1920s. Dressing America explores the twenty blocks square radius with the address 498, 500, and 512 Seventh Avenue (between West 36, 37 Street) that made 80 percent of the clothing in the U.S.A., from fashion
The 21st New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 (NYJFF2012) closing night world premiere documentary of Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resorts, directed by Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Thursday, January 26, 2012. Presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the sold out world premiere documentary of Kutsher’s Country Club included famed actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, cast members Helen
This March, the Welsh Government and the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will co-present Jewish Tales From Wales, a rare look at the Jewish history and culture of Wales through the lens of three modern films.
The series of award winning films will begin with welcome remarks by The Right Honourable Carwyn Jones, AM, First Minister of Wales on Sunday, March 11 at 11 AM and a screening of Solomon and Gaenor (1999) followed by Sleep Furiously (2010) at 2:30 PM. Very