Jewish Film Festival

15th Farthest North Jewish Film Festival Opens

'Crazy' festival in small, frigid Alaska town with a couple hundred Jews attracts mostly non-Jewish patrons.

02/25/2013

The 15th Farthest North Jewish Film Festival opened in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Alaska really is a different world, but there are Jews there, and even a film festival. Getty Images

The Life And Times Of The Jewish Artist

Four NY Jewish Film Festival works explore tensions in the creative life.

01/04/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

The price one pays for being an artist is frequently sizeable. The call to the arts is often rooted in alienation and a sense of difference. To follow that path is to risk ostracism and penury. And other than your fellow artists, who else will understand your choices?

Alma (Barbara Romaner) and Gustav Mahler (Johannes Silberschneider) in scene from “Mahler on the Couch.”
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