Shoah

The slogan "Work Makes You Free," in German, still hangs over the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp Shoah The 25th Anniversary of One of the Most Complete Oral Testimonies of the Holocaust Claude Lanzmann's nine-and-a-half hour documentary,  ...

Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today

Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today http://www.nurembergfilm.org/ The "today" in Sandra Schulberg and Josh Waletzky's restoration of Stuart Schulberg's (Sandra's father's) documentary is 1948; but today we are the first Americans to see this wrenching film about the rise  ...

Mahler on the Couch

Mahler on the Couch (Mahler auf der couch) Directed by Percy and Felix AdlonStarring: Johannes Silberschneider, Karl Markovics and Barbara RomanerRun Time: 97 minutesIn German with English subtitles When is a film's subject matter so compelling that it  ...

The King’s Speech

Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter in "The King's Speech" The King's Speech Directed by Tom Hooper Screenplay by David Seider Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter Run Time: 118 minutes MPAA Rating: Rated R  ...

The Tempest

Left to right: Helen Mirren, Felcity Jones and Djimon Hounsou in Julie Taymor's "The Tempest" The Tempest Directed by Julie TaymorScreenplay by William Shakespeare and Julie TaymorRun Time: 110 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG13 http://tempest-themovie.com/ If there's an actor  ...

Ahead of Time

Ahead of Time Documentary directed by Bob RichmanRun Time: 73 minutesMPAA Rating: Not RatedIn English and Hebrew, subtitled http://www.ruthgruberthemovie.com/ Ruth Gruber was a journalist and photo-journalist before that was a "proper" career for a woman. She was the  ...

Genuis Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Directed by Michèle Hozer and Peter RaymontRun Time: 109 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated http://glenngouldmovie.com/ Artists are among the most difficult subjects for filmmakers, whether in documentary or fiction films. Who  ...

Beth Sholom

Frank Lloyd Wright, 20th-century America’s most famous and probably greatest architect, was a busy man: in addition to about 200 private houses, he designed churches, schools, colleges, and office buildings; a tennis club and an amusement park; banks, hotels, shops,  ...

Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler, Before the Olympics   In case you’ve been doing a Rip van Winkle for the past several years, here’s breaking news: Whistler, British Columbia, will be one of the sites (with Vancouver) of the 2010 Winter Olympics.  For summer  ...