Abe Friedtanzer

Abe is a freelance film and TV critic, interviewer, and awards enthusiast. Follow him on social media @movieswithabe

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SXSW Documentary Review: ‘Boycott’

This film makes its point that boycotts should not be outlawed, but fails to fully investigate certain pieces of its arguments while overemphasizing others.

Palestinian Cinema: Hany Abu-Assad’s ‘Huda’s Salon’

It is not a pleasant portrait, but a passionate and thought-provoking one that shows the ways in which communities both evolve as a result of their circumstances and attribute deficiencies and serious problems to external sources, which may or may not always be the case.

In Conversation with Mrs. Maisel’s Caroline Aaron

Jewcy had the pleasure of chatting with Aaron about what it’s like to work on the show, the way Jewish content is incorporated, and her own Jewish background.

A Jewish Bite of ‘Licorice Pizza’

The unsurprising Jewishness of Alana Haim in Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film.

Are Holocaust Jokes Kosher?

The And Just Like That’s scene brings up the question…

Jewcy Review: ‘The Cakemaker’

A sweet-natured and mouth-watering story about two people mourning the same lost lover.

Jewcy Review: ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’

The true story of a Jewish baseball player sent by the United States to take out a Nazi during World War II.

Israel Film Center Festival

A look at the films showcased at the annual festival put on by the JCC Manhattan.