Jewish London

A Social History of the Jewish East End in London, 1914-1939 (1992), J. Green It is presumed that Jews have been part of the fabric of London since the Roman invasion in 41 A.D.  ...

Tosca

How often has it been said that opera can’t be translated into film? That the camera lens accentuates an opera’s artificiality and turns the protagonists into caricatures? Benoit Jacquot’s masterfully inventive two-hour Tosca, will change the minds of the  ...

Safe Conduct

Bertrand Tavernier’s brilliant new film, Laisser-passer pays homage to film-making during the Nazi occupation, a time often considered to be France’s Golden Age of cinema, best remembered for such masterpieces as Marcel Carne’s Les Enfants du Paradis and Les  ...

Musee Jacquemart-Andre – Paris

Pier Francesco Fiorentino, Virgin Mary and Child with John the Baptist, Angels and The Holy Father 15the century photo credit: Jacquemart-Andre Collection When the Louvre and the Musee d’Orsay are on strike or closed for a  ...