The slogan "Work Makes You Free," in German, still hangs over the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp
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
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 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 ...
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
Left to right: Helen Mirren, Felcity Jones and Djimon Hounsou in Julie Taymor's "The Tempest"
Directed by Julie TaymorScreenplay by William Shakespeare and Julie TaymorRun Time: 110 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG13
If there's an actor ...
Ahead of Time
Documentary directed by Bob RichmanRun Time: 73 minutesMPAA Rating: Not RatedIn English and Hebrew, subtitled
Ruth Gruber was a journalist and photo-journalist before that was a "proper" career for a woman. She was the ...
Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
Directed by Michèle Hozer and Peter RaymontRun Time: 109 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated
Artists are among the most difficult subjects for filmmakers, whether in documentary or fiction films. Who ...
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, 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 ...
Art & Architecture
Vienna, Minus 100
Detail from an Olbrich structure.
During the last half of the 19th century, Vienna's massive fortifications, which encircled the old medieval city, were torn down and replaced by the Ringstrasse, a grand boulevard embellished ...