‘Unorthodox’ Filmmaking

Documentaries about rebellious Modern Orthodox teens and downtown photographer Saul Leiter are part of DOC-NYC festival.
11/11/2013 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Arthur Hertzberg once said that for Judaism to survive in the 21st century it had to be more than just “anti-anti-Semitism and ‘hooray for Israel.’” You could say the same about Jewish documentary films. Regular readers of these pages know that the bulk of non-fiction film with Jewish themes focus their attention on the Shoah and the Jewish state.

Lens on downtown Manhattan: Saul Leiter, right, with filmmaker Tomas Leach. Tomas Leach
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