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Arts & Entertainment - July 29, 2011

Cultural conversation

Jewish Film Festival explores family and tradition, estrangement and ambiguity

by Leslie Shen

The universe of Jewish cinema is a universe of memory, evocative of Amsterdam and Jerusalem, 1942 Paris and Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Its stories speak of crisis and faith, of alienation and belonging.

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