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JIFF Interview: Sydney producer Stephan Wellink talks Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood

November 2, 2018

Natalie Salvo recently caught up with Sydney producer Stephan Wellink to talk about his latest film Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood, which is currently screening at the Jewish International Film Festival. We learn more about Sam Spigel, the iconic producer of films like Lawrence of Arabia, and the production of the documentary. Can you begin by briefly introducing […]

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Jewish International Film Festival Review: Studio 54: The Documentary (USA, 2018) is a fabulous party about the infamous New York nightclub

October 28, 2018

Groucho Marx once said he wouldn’t want to belong to a club that would have him as a member. For us mere mortals, the world’s most famous nightclub remains elusive territory. It only existed for 33 months and if you were lucky enough to be there, chances are the velvet rope held you back. Studio […]

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Jewish International Film Festival Review: The Twinning Reaction (USA, 2017) will leave you seeing red once you’ve seen double

October 27, 2018

Try to imagine something that could be your biggest joy and greatest nightmare. It’s not easy. But finding out you have an identical twin sibling has got to be up there. The Twinning Reaction is a documentary that covers a bizarre and bittersweet example of this with brutal honesty. The results are not what you’d […]

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The Jewish International Film Festival will kick off its program with screenings of Jungle

August 23, 2017

The Jewish International Film Festival (25th October – 22nd November) will host four screenings of Jungle, the incredible real life survival story of Australian based Israeli entrepreneur Yossi Ghinsberg, by Wolf Creek director Greg McLean. Tickets are on sale now for Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra audiences, with a special Q&A with Yossi Ghinsberg following […]

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Jewish International Film Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

October 7, 2015

The lineup for the Jewish International Film Festival has been announced, with Son of Saul and Sabena Hijacking – My Version to bookend the 58 features and documentaries. Click through to see a selection of films being showcased, as well as all the details you need to attend the screenings. 77:78 ON THE MAP                                […]

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