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PLEASE NOTE THIS DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM 12TH MARCH AND IS NOW CONFIRMED Stanley Kubrick is widely acknowledged as one of the world's great directors. Yet few critics or scholars have considered how he emerged from a unique and vibrant cultural milieu: the New York Jewish intelligentsia. Nathan Abrams reexamines the director's work in context of his ethnic and cultural origins and focuses on several of Kubrick's key themes-masculinity, ethical responsibility, and the nature of evil.-At the same time,…Find out more »
UK 2003, 106 mins, English Director Paul Morrison In this comedy drama, David Wiseman is mad about cricket but faces two problems: he's Jewish and he's absolutely hopeless at playing the game. When a Jamaican family move next door, the father Dennis schools him in the delicate arts of bat and ball. David's parents come out of their shells thanks to Dennis, while David learns about growing up and becoming assertive both on and off the pitch. ‘The movie presents…Find out more »
In early 2018, composer and film maker Benjamin Till, who had only recently discovered he was Jewish, decided to make the film 100 Faces to find out more about the community he’d been a member of for 43 years without realising. His mission was to find one UK-based Jewish person born every year from 1918 to 2017 and it became a journey which took him all over the world. His final 100 people include Jewish people from all walks of…Find out more »
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