Resources – Vol 7, Issue 2
BELOW IS A SAMPLING OF RESOURCES THAT PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ON JEWISH FILMMAKERS AND FILMS.
The Foundation for Jewish Culture
The Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film honors exemplary work in the field of Jewish documentaries. Check out the 2012 winners, and bookmark the page to keep tabs on the upcoming 2013 winners.
The National Center for Jewish Film
The National Center for Jewish Film’s mission is to collect, preserve, and exhibit films with artistic and educational value relevant to the Jewish experience, as well as the dissemination of these materials to the widest possible audience. According to its website, NCJF exclusively owns the largest collection of Jewish content film in the world, outside of Israel. Check out their comprehensive list of Jewish women filmmakers.
Jewish Women’s Archive: Jewish Women Filmmakers
The Jewish Women’s Archive compiled these comprehensive lists of Jewish, female filmmakers in North America, Europe, and Israel.
Filmmakers Who Are Ultra-Orthodox and Ultracommitted
This New York Times article peeks into the world of filmmaking by ultra-Orthodox Haredim, and, in particular, films made by trailblazing women such as Rama Burshtein.
Chabad.org: Robin Garbose
This is another article about the growing world of observant filmmakers who make films only for women. It features Robin Garbose, founder and artistic director of the Kol Neshama Performing Arts Conservatory for Orthodox girls, in Los Angeles.
Jewish Film Festival List on DMOZ
Contains links to major Jewish Film Festivals in North America and in the UK.
Six Points Fellowship
The Six Points Fellowship supports Jewish artists in the areas of film, performing arts, and visual arts. According to its website, at the core of the Six Points Fellowship is the belief that creative expression is essential to Jewish community, identity, and our understanding of the world.
Tablet Magazine: 100 Greatest Jewish Films
A compilation by Tablet magazine writers of the 100 greatest Jewish films, with justifications for the placement of each film on the list.
At the time of publication, all of these links work. We apologize if they stop working in the future. Sometimes links “go dead,” and there is nothing we can technically do about it.
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