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Jewish Cinema: The First 100 Years

Misha Beletsky (art director, designer):
“Л’Хаим / L’Chaim” (1910; silent short, dir. Андре Метр, Кай Ганзен)
“Еврейское Счастье / Jewish Luck” (1925; реж. Алексей Грановский, автор титров Исаак Бабель, художник-постановщик Натан Альтман)
“The Jazz Singer” (1927; dir. Alan Crosland)
“Мечта / The Dream” (1941; реж. Абрам Роом)
“Hester Street” (1975; dir. Joan Micklin Silver)
“A Life Apart: Hasidism in America” (1997; documentary, dir. Menachem Daum, Oren Rudavsky)
“Crossing Delancey” (1988; dir. Joan Micklin Silver)
“Ragtime” (1981; dir. Milos Forman)
“Ushpizin” (2004; Israel, dir. Giddi Dar)
“Arranged” (2007; dir. Diane Crespo, Stefan C. Schaefer)
“Refusenik” (2007; documentary, dir. Laura Bialis)
Alexandra Sviridova (writer, screenwriter):
“Комиссар / Commissar” (1967, реж. Александр Аскольдов)
“Julia” (1971; dir. Fred Zinnemann)
“Sophie’s Choice” (1982; dir. Alan Pakula)
“Angry Harvest” (1986; Germany, dir. Agnieszka Holland)
“Korchak” (1990; Poland, dir. Andrjey Wajda)
“Europa Europa” (1990; Germany-France-Poland, dir. Agnieszka Holland)
“Voyages” (1999; dir. Emmanuel Finkiel)
“Comedian Harmonists” (1997, Germany, dir. Josef Vilsmayer)
“Karpaty, Karpaty” (dir. Yes Strom)
“Aimee & Jaguar” (1999; Germany, dir. Max Färberböck)
Psoy Korolenko (songwriter, performer, linguist), Russia:
“Евреи на земле / Jews on the Land” (1927; реж. Абрам Роом; сценаристы Владимир Маяковский, Абрам Роом, Виктор Шкловский)
“The Dybbuk” (1937; Poland, dir. Michal Waszynski)
“Tevya” (1939; dir. Maurice Schwartz)
“American Matchmaker” (1940; dir. Edgar Ulmer)
“Eight Crazy Nights” (2002; animation, dir. Seth Kearsley)
“Diwan” (2003; dir. Pearl Gluck)
“The Hebrew Hammer” (2003; dir. Jonathan Kesselman)
“Ликвидация / Elimination” (2007; TV-series, реж. Сергей Урсуляк)
“A Serious Man” (2009; dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
“Inglourious Basterds” (2009; dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Julia Belomlinsky (writer, artist, performer), Russia:
“The Ten Commandments” (1956, dir. Cecil B. DeMille)
“Комиссар / Commissar” (1967, реж. Александр Аскольдов)
“Landscape After the Battle / Пейзаж после битвы” (1970, Польша, dir. Andrzej Wajda / реж. Анджей Вайда)
“Fiddler on the Roof” (1971; dir. Norman Jewison)
“Cabaret” (1972; dir. Bob Fosse)
“Austeria / Аустерия” (1982; Польша, dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz / реж. Ежи Кавалерович)
“Once Upon a Time in America” (1984; dir. Sergio Leone)
“Изыди!..” (1991; реж. Дмитрий Астрахан)
“The Pianist” (2002; dir. Roman Polanski)
“Defiance” (2008; dir. Edward Zwick)
Yefim Galperin (screenwriter, TV & film producer)
“The Magician of Lublin” (1979, dir. Menahem Golan. The title song The Magician was performed by Kate Bush)
“The Frisco Kid” (1979; dir. Robert Aldrich)
“Enemies, a Love Story” (1989; dir. Paul Mazursky)
“Дамский портной” (1990; Russia, “Фора-Фильм / Прогресс”, реж. Леонид Горовец. В главной роли Иннокентий Смоктуновский)
“Мы едем в Америку / We Are Going to America” (1991; “Ленфильм”, реж. Ефим Грибов / dir. Yefim Gribov)
“Kadosh” (1999; dir. Amos Gitai)
“The Dybbuk” (1999; Poland, dir. Agnieszka Holland)
“Yoni / Йони” (2002; (о Йони Натаниягу), documentary, Israel, реж. Семён Винокур / dir. Semyon Vinokur)
“Yanush Korchak / Януш Корчак” (2004; documentary, Israel, реж. Семён Винокур / dir. Semyon Vinokur)
“Everything is illuminated” (2005; dir. Liev Schreiber)
Alex Minkin (Ticún Brasil coordinator):
“Еврейское Счастье / Jewish Luck” (1925; реж. Алексей Грановский, автор титров Исаак Бабель, художник-постановщик Натан Альтман)
“Yidl Mitn Fidl / Yidl with his Fiddle” (1936; Poland, dir. Joseph Green, Jan Nowina-Przybylski)
“Искатели Счастья / The Searchers of Happiness” (1936; реж. Владимир Корш-Саблин)
“The Dybbuk” (1937; dir. Michal Waszynski)
“Lullaby / Колыбельная” (1986; Switzerland/Poland, dir. Efraim Sevela / Эфраим Севела)
“Oedipus Wrecks” (1989; Woody Allen’s segment of “New York Stories”)
“Beyond the Walls” (1986; Israel, dir. Uri Barbash)
“Munich” (2005; dir. Steven Spielberg)
“Waltz with Bashir” (2008; Israel, dir. Ari Folman)
“Inglourious Basterds” (2009; dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Yefim Gribov (film director):
“Next Stop, Greenwich Village” (1976; dir. Paul Mazursky)
“Once Upon a Time in America” (1984; dir. Sergio Leone)
“Crossing Delancey” (1988; dir. Joan Micklin Silver)
“Enemies, a Love Story” (1989; dir. Paul Mazursky)
“Europa Europa” (1990; Germany-France-Poland, dir. Agnieszka Holland)
“Закат / Sunset” (1990; реж. Александр Зельдович / dir. Alexander Zeldovich)
“Любовь / Love” (1991; реж. Валерий Тодоровский / dir. Valeriy Todorovskiy)
“The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music” (1994; documentary, dir. Yale Strom)
“L’Chayim, Comrade Stalin” (2002; documentary, dir. Yale Strom)
“Klezmer on Fish Street” (2004; documentary, dir. Yale Strom)
Izmail Galin (photographer, artist), Israel:
“Salah Shabati” (1964; Israel, dir. Ephraim Kishon)
“Комиссар / Commissar” (1967, реж. Александр Аскольдов)
“Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob” (1973; France, dir. Gérard Oury)
“Giv’at Halfon Eina Ona / Halfon Hill Doesn’t Answer” (1976; Israel, dir. Assi Dayan)
“Zelig” (1983; dir. Woody Allen)
“Once Upon a Time in America” (1984; dir. Sergio Leone)
“Alex Holeh Ahavah / Alex Is Lovesick” (1986; Israel, dir. Boaz Davidson)
“Radio Days” (1987; dir. Woody Allen)
“Паспорт / Passport” (1990; реж. Георгий Данелия)
“Bullet” (1996; dir. Julien Temple)
Radik Shvarts (designer, Ycrop editor):
“Exodus” (1960; dir. Otto Preminger)
“Next Stop, Greenwich Village” (1976; dir. Paul Mazursky)
“Last Metro” (1980; dir. François Truffaut)
“Brighton Beach Memoirs” (1986; dir. Gene Saks)
“Ushpizin” (2004; Israel, dir. Giddi Dar)
“Munich” (2005; dir. Steven Spielberg)
“The Counterfeiters” (2007; dir. Stefan Ruzowitzky)
“Two Lovers” (2008; dir. James Gray)
“A Serious Man” (2009; dir. Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
“Inglourious Basterds” (2009; dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Marina Sorina (writer, translator), Italy:
“Комиссар / Commissar” (1967; реж. Александр Аскольдов)
“Europa Europa” (1990; Germany-France-Poland, dir. Agnieszka Holland)
“Life Is Beautiful” (1997; Italy, dir. Roberto Benigni)
“Train of Life” (1998; dir. Radu Mihaileanu)
“Set Me Free” (1999; Switzerland-Canada-France, dir. Léa Pool)
“Merkava Yeruka / Green Chariot” (2005; Israel, dir. Gilad Goldshmidt)
“Live and Become” (2005; dir. Radu Mihaileanu)
“Defiance” (2008; dir. Edward Zwick)
“The Trotsky” (2009; dir. Jacob Tierney)
“Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life” (2010; dir. Joann Sfar)
– Bonus list: Jewish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender movies by Marina Sorina.
– See also: Excerpt from the book “Entertaining America: Jews, Movies, and Broadcasting”.

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