Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

By Allison Schottenstein

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey. 5 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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For over five years, Montreal-based Constellation Records has been the home for some of the most interesting post-rock to fill record store bins. However, much

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9 Dec 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Driver of the Year: Some Girls Would Say . . .

Are you listening? Do you care? So many bands ask this as their music and CDs get shipped out to God knows where. Who will

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9 Dec 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Dufus: 1:3:1

Consider that Dufus is fronted by singer Seth Quankmeyer Faergolzia, a multi-instrumentalist who designs clothestumes, conceived the musical theater called *Fun Wearing Underwear*, uses his

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Victory at Sea

In 1952, Victory at Sea not only sold new televisions, but a new conflict as well.

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Winged Migration (2001) - PopMatters Film Review
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Some of the images presented here are so astonishing and exquisite that one can hardly believe that they came from unaltered wild animal footage.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Sea is Watching (Umi wa miteita) (2002)

Akira Kurosawa, the man who made Yojimbo and Ran, casts a long shadow -- sometimes even over the stories he tells.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Gigli (2003)

It's tempting to imagine what extras might have been like for a Gigli DVD, given that the film received what had to be the most vehement critical drubbing of any released this past year.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Dark Crystal (1982)

It's ability to inspire terror is indicative of its creators' amazing craftsmanship.

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Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

Draws much of its visual and dramatic effectiveness from Preminger's intelligent use of the screen process of the 1950s, Cinemascope.

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

In almost every way, Bad Boys II is larger, louder, and longer than the original. It is also more of the same.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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