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Films By Simcha Jacobovici

... ... The Intifada, Israel's occupied territories. This is a world of Israeli soldiers, Palestini­an child-warriors and CNN news crews, with politicians and rabble rousers on both sides. ... ... ... The particular genius of Deadly Currents is not to take sides. No glib 'sound bites', no pat ... Read more
The central premise of Hollywoodism is that most of the founders of the most influential film companies in Hollywood were either East European Jewish immigrants or first generation American Jews, including Adolph Zukor (Paramount), Carl Laemmle (Universal), the Warner Brothers and Louis B. Mayer ... Read more
In 1998 renowned Canadian documentary maker Simcha Jacobovici's ground-breaking film, Hollywoodism: ]ews, Movies & the American Dream enthralled MIFF audiences. With The Struma Jacobovici promises to again stir consciousness and debate. In 1941, aboard an overcrowded vessel called the Struma, 779 ... Read more
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