Harold Abrahams takes centre stage in rare footage

Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell

Harold Abrahams takes centre stage in rare footage

An obscure film featuring the Olympic athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell - whose story was told in the Oscar-winner Chariots Of Fire - has been uncovered in the British Film Institute's National Archive. read more

UK Jewish Film Festival Top Picks

Discover the best Jewish films at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2008

The Festive Season

SomethingJewish's Caroline Westbrook chooses the essential films to see at this year's UK Jewish Film Festival. read more

 

A Middle Eastern Journey

Freezone

Freezone review

French director Amos Gitai explores the bitter realities of Middle Eastern conflict in this fascinating and award-winning road movie. read more

 

Scenes Of A Sexual Nature

Ed Blum interview

With an all-star cast that includes the likes of Jewish actress Sophie Okonedo and Ewan McGregor, Scenes Of A Sexual Nature is the first feature film from Jewish director Ed Blum. As the film is released on DVD, Caroline Westbrook talks to Blum. read more

 

Ken Davitian and Sacha Baron Cohen

EXCLUSIVE: Ken Davitian

Better known as Azamat Bagatov, the producer in Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat film, Davitian reveals what it was like working with Baron Cohen and wrestling with him naked. He also tells us why Baron Cohen is a nice Jewish boy. read more

Film & DVD

Mein Fuhrer

A new smash Hit-ler

Any controversy surrounding Mel Brooks’ The Producers and the portrayal of Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich looks set to pale into insignificance as Mein Fuhrer: The Truly Truest Truth About Adolf Hitler, is released next week. read more

For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration

Having made fun of everything from rock musicians in This Is Spinal Tap, to dog owners in Best In Show, director Christopher Guest has turned his attentions to the film industry and this time, there's a major Jewish theme. read more

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood interview

Hollywood star Elijah Wood might be best known for playing a Hobbit in the Lord Of The Rings films, but his latest role in the Jewish comedy-drama Everything Is Illuminated sees him take a whole new direction. SJ's Caroline Westbrook speaks to him. read more

Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber

Jewish actor Liev Schreiber has turned director for his latest project, the film version of the best-selling novel Everything Is Illuminated. SJ's Caroline Westbrook catches up with Schreiber for a chat as the film gets its UK release. read more

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is launching a project to put hundreds of Jewish films online

Jewish films go online

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is launching a project to put hundreds of Jewish films online including clips and full movies. read more