About Abe Fried-Tanzer

When he’s not working with Jewish teens, Abe Fried-Tanzer can be found blogging away about movies and television.

Sundance Movie Review: ‘Menashe’

By January 27, 2017

There’s a new movie that’s completely in Yiddish – and it’s playing at the Sundance Film Festival. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: The (Whole) Cinemagillah

By December 15, 2016

A conversation with Tiffany Shlain and Ken Goldberg, the couple behind a short film about the Jewish experience as portrayed in film and television. Read More

Other Israel Film Festival Spotlight

By December 5, 2016

A look at two selections from this year’s Other Israel Film Festival in New York City, which explores a different side of the Middle Eastern country. Read More

Israel Film Festival Spotlight

By November 22, 2016

Two of this year’s top Israeli films are excellent representatives of modern cinema from a thriving industry in Israel. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: Jessie Auritt on ‘Supergirl’

By November 10, 2016

Jessie Auritt talks about her documentary about an Orthodox female powerlifter. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: Stephen Apkon on ‘Disturbing the Peace’

By November 9, 2016

The director on his documentary about Israeli-Palestinian cooperation. Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘The Settlers’

By October 11, 2016

This stirring documentary on the history of settlements in Israel has plenty to say. Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘Denial’

By October 7, 2016

The Holocaust itself is on trial in the new film that challenges the extermination of Jews as a factual inaccuracy. Read More