2017 Releases

‘Menashe’ review: It’s a Father-Son Tale Like You’ve Never Seen Before

‘Menashe’ review: It’s a father-son tale like you’ve never seen before. Menashe, acquired by A24 at Sundance earlier this year, offers a glimpse into the life of a father and son living in the New York Hasidic community. To be completely honest, whenever I attend a film festival, I usually don’t have the highest of 

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Menashe – Huffington Post: ‘Menashe’ at Berlinale: Behind the Veil of New York’s Hasidic Community

Menashe is part of a community where not being strict about the rules gets your kids thrown out of school, being unmarried is frowned upon and the religious leader decides the fate of the people. Menashe is a Hasidic Jew living in New York, a man who wants to retain custody of his young son 

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Lovesong director So Yong Kim on Queen Sugar first TV job

There’s Timeless Power in Lovesong’s Gentle Story About Love Between Women

Director So Yong Kim’s indie feature stars Riley Keough and Jena Malone as women whose abiding love blurs the lines of friendship. And it’s both timeless and very much of the moment. In the midst of a political climate that has Facebook and Twitter feeds jam-packed with stalwart opinions and angry rejoinders comes Lovesong, a 

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DPs Yoni Brook and Joshua Z. Weinstein on Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish Drama Menashe

DPs Yoni Brook and Joshua Z. Weinstein on Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish Drama Menashe

Documentary director Joshua Z Weinstein makes his first foray into fiction filmmaking with Menashe, a drama set in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Borough Park in New York City. Weinstein shot the film with co-DP Yoni Brook, a fellow documentary DP and director. With dialogue almost entirely in Yiddish, the film premiered earlier this week 

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Menashe Sundance 2017 Film Review

Documentary maker Joshua Z. Weinstein graduates to narrative features with this intimate account of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish widower at risk of losing his son due to strict religious tradition. Contemporary screen depictions of Brooklyn’s Hasidic community — for instance Boaz Yakin’s A Price Above Rubies or Sidney Lumet’s A Stranger Among Us — have tended 

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Lovesong Trailer on iTunes Movie Trailers

Neglected by her husband, Sarah embarks on an impromptu road trip with her young daughter and her best friend, Mindy. Along the way, the dynamic between the two friends intensifies before circumstances force them apart. Years later, Sarah attempts to rebuild their intimate connection in the days before Mindy’s wedding. Lovesong is in theatres February 

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Lovesong Filmstage Review

Jena Malone and Riley Keough Form a Bond in Trailer for Acclaimed Drama ‘Lovesong’

While Sundance Film Festival 2017 is right around the corner, there’s still a handful of favorites from last year’s festival awaiting a release. One of the most acclaimed is So Yong Kim’s tender drama Lovesong, recently named one of the 50 best films from 2017 we’ve already seen. Starring Jena Malone (The Neon Demon) and 

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