Currently Browsing: January 2015

The Mystery of Happiness

Daniel Burman’s new film The Mystery of Happiness may well be the most beautiful adult love story ever made. The Mystery of Happiness is told from the POV of “Santiago” (Guillermo Francella), a confirmed bachelor in early middle age who is living a very good life in Buenos Aires. Year earlier, Santiago purchased a consumer electronics emporium […]


The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer: Review by Jan Lisa Huttner

Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. He was the first Yiddish author to be honored with a Nobel Prize for Literature, and he is quite likely to be the last Yiddish author ever to be honored with a Nobel Prize for Literature. But let’s be honest: how many of the Nobel judges were […]


2015 NYJFF

The 2015 New York Jewish Film Festival opens today at Lincoln Center 🙂