Houston Jewish Film Festival: The Sequel

Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

Houston, TX 77096

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Celebrating 17 Years of the Best Jewish and Israeli Films

New promising, entertaining and exceptional award-winning films are featured in this annual festival, which brings Jewish lives and stories to the big screen. With venues across town, the Festival, now in its 17th year, shines the spotlight on Jewish and Israeli culture, art and history.


Conversation + Film: Hollywood's II. World War + David Mikics, author of Stanley Kubrick, American Filmmaker

Hollywood's II. World War

Directed by Duki Dror
Israel, 2019, 63 minutes
Hebrew with English subtitles

Courage and a desire to document the truth led four famous Hollywood directors to risk it all and return to their home countries during World War II. Each produced unique and, until now, long-forgotten documentaries for the US Army.

David Mikics, author of Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker

In conversation with Noah Isenberg, Professor and Chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas and author of, We’ll Always Have ‘Casablanca’

Thursday, April 29 | 7:00 PM

Drawing on interviews and new archival material, David Mikics for the first time explores the personal side of Stanley Kubrick’s films in this engrossing biography of one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history.  

The conversation with David Mikics will be available to view on your J@Home platform live or on-demand through the end of May.  

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