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Film Review: Woody Allen’s latest Café Society (USA, 2016) offers a nostalgic but throwaway look at the great depression

Woody Allen’s latest film should be renamed “High Society.” This beautifully-shot comedy is a nostalgic but throwaway look at the glitz and glamour of some halcyon days in Hollywood and the smoky nightlife of New York. It’s ultimately like a pleasant and lightweight dream that celebrates money even though the thirties was synonymous for some with the great depression.... Continue Reading

The biggest year yet approaches for the Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish International Film Festival will build on its 26-year history as a platform for Jewish films in Australia when it returns on in October, beginning in Sydney on 26th October to 23rd November and then traveling across Australia and New Zealand before wrapping up in Canberra in November. The long running festival will return this year with sixty-eight premiere length and documentary films as well as seven shorts.... Continue Reading