Why are Jews so funny? A hilarious look at the Borscht Belt, the renowned breeding ground of a generation of stand-up comics like Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Billy Crystal, and Buddy Hackett. With guest speaker Rich Schad. Also screening on March 2 at 2pm and March 3 at 4pm.
For all events in this series, search our Community Calendar using the term or "Boulder Jewish Film Festival". All screenings are at the Dairy Center Performance Hall.
Anthony WeissThe recent shootings at a pair of Kansas City-area Jewish facilities show the persistent threat of white supremacist violence, even as broad measures of anti-Semitism continue to decline. ...[Link]
Cnaan Liphshiz“Ida,” a film about a Catholic woman who learns her parents were Jewish, is the latest in a wave of Polish films aiming to debunk the myth that all Poles were equal victims of the Nazis. ...[Link]
Julie WienerJust hours after observant Jews ended their Passover-mandated abstinence from all things leavened, the New York Times gave them something to chew on: an entire Dining section devoted to bread. ...[Link]