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TJFF 2019: It Really Schwings!

TJFF 2019: It Really Schwings!

May 15, 2019 | By

Review of Eric Friedler’s documentary IT MUST SCHWING! THE BLUE NOTE STORY (2018) at TJFF 2019.

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TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

May 10, 2019 | By

Reviews of Eric Friedler’s documentary LEMON POPSICLE: OF WINNERS & LOSERS (2018) at TJFF 2019 + the original cult 1978 film.

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TJFF 2019: Hitler vs. Picasso

TJFF 2019: Hitler vs. Picasso

May 6, 2019 | By

Review of Claudio Poli’s documentary HITLER VERSUS PICASSO AND OTHERS at TJFF 2019.

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TJFF 2018: Postwar Tales Dramatic + Darkly Comedic

TJFF 2018: Postwar Tales Dramatic + Darkly Comedic

May 26, 2018 | By

Reviews of two contrasting tales of post-WWII refugees screened at TJFF 2018: the dark comedy-drama Bye Bye Germany (2017) + struggles in postwar Palestine in the forgotten Italian drama The Earth Cries Out (1949).

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TJFF 2018: War Tales 01 – Documentaries

TJFF 2018: War Tales 01 – Documentaries

May 15, 2018 | By

Reviews of four documentaries screened at TJFF 2018: Another Planet (2017), The No. 5 War (2017), Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators (2017), and Saving Auschwitz? (2017).

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TJFF 2018: The Ancient Law (1923) Live!

TJFF 2018: The Ancient Law (1923) Live!

May 7, 2018 | By

Reviews of works currently screening at TJFF 2018 begins with The Ancient Law / Das alte Gesetz (1923), a rare German film supported by a live score performance with pianist Donald Sosin and Klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals.

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TJFF 2017: Rebekah Reiko & Yossi Fine’s Mandala Beats (2016)

TJFF 2017: Rebekah Reiko & Yossi Fine’s Mandala Beats (2016)

May 19, 2017 | By

Review of Mandala Beats (2016), Rebekah Reiko’s documentary on gifted Israeli bassist Yossi Fine, and his trip to the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in India. The short documentary had its World Premiere this past weekend at TJFF 2017.

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TJFF: Edith Jorisch’s The Heir / L’heritier (2017)

TJFF: Edith Jorisch’s The Heir / L’heritier (2017)

May 11, 2017 | By

Review of The Heir / L’heritier (2017), Edith Jorisch’s chronicle of her grandfather’s efforts to reclaim 3 paintings stolen by the Nazis in 1939. The short documentary screens May 11 at TJFF 2017. Also happening tonight: rare 35mm screenings of Joshua Then and Now (TJFF) + Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (The Royal).

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TJFF 2017: The Return of Adam Bomb and The Garbage Pail Kids

TJFF 2017: The Return of Adam Bomb and The Garbage Pail Kids

May 10, 2017 | By

Review of Jeff Zapata and Joe Simko’s affectionate documentary 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story (2016), which recently screened at TJFF 2017, and features a wealth of interviews, including artists Art Spielgelman, John Pound, Tom Bunk, and James Warhola.

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TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

May 9, 2017 | By

Review of Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017), which recently screened at TJFF 2017, and dramatizes the exposure of a dark secret by two strangers visiting a post-WWII town in Hungary.

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