JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – interview with Eddie Tamir

by GREG KING The Jewish International Film Festival is screening in Sydney and Melbourne. In Melbourne the festival screens at the Classic Cinema in Elsternwick, the Lido in Hawthorn and the Cameo in Belgrave. It runs until November 21, and will screen some 80 features and documentaries. The opening night film was the critically acclaimed bittersweet road movie The Interpreter. Closing the festival is The Unorthodox, a comedy inspired by the founding of Israel’s Shas party. Director Lisa D’Apolito will be in attendance during the festival ton introduce her Continue reading

JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – interview with Eddie Tamir

by GREG KING The 2017 Jewish International Film Festival screens at the Lido and Classic Cinemas here in Melbourne from October 25 through to November 22. This year, the festival presents 65 films from across the globe that celebrate the remarkable diversity of Jewish culture and storytelling - from Israel, France and Australia, to the Yiddish-speaking neighbourhoods of Brooklyn. This year's program includes 38 features and 23 documentaries. The opening night film is Menashe, while the closing night film is The Rebel In The Rye, a drama about the young J D Salinger, Continue reading

JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with Eddie Tamir

by GREG KING The Jewish International Film Festival screens from October 27 and runs through until November 23 and will screen some 70 films over the course of the festival. This year's selection of films includes some provocative documentaries and features. The opening night film is Denial, starring Rachel Weisz. Greg spoke to festival director Eddie Tamir to learn more about this year's program. http://www.mediafire.com/file/d2bm4gvpn7urlyu/211007_002.MP3 Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #152

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Dressmaker,’ ‘A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence,’ ‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Only The Dead', and ‘Sleeping With Other People’. This episode also contains interviews with Elijah Woods, Rose Leslie, Vin Diesel, Michael Ware (director of Only The Dead) and Eddie Tamir (Jewish International Film Festival). Also remember to enter our Monster Fest competition thanks to Monster Pictures who to celebrate the official announcement of all the Monster Fest Continue reading

JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – interview with Eddie Tamir

by GREG KING The Jewish International Film Festival screens in Sydney from October 28 and at Melbourne's Classic Cinema from November 4. There are 60 films in the program this year, including powerful dramas and revealing documentaries. The opening night film is the Holocaust drama Son Of Saul. Greg spoke to festival director Eddie Tamir to learn more about this year's festival. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/p4cdcg44d39myy5/201008_003.MP3 Continue reading