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Articles with keyword "Film"

Movie star Lauren Bacall

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Hebrew National

Not just Torah and gefilte fish: A new film shows the complexity of life as a Jewish American.

child in theater

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Deaf Meets Wonderstruck

An NEH-funded documentary inspires a cinematic novel, one to be seen as well as read.

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Sunday Filmmakers

Shooting on weekends, a team of young, Jewish filmmaker-wannabes in 1920s Berlin made a classic film—and launched several major Hollywood careers.

man and woman lying on their backs, "pinned" by chair bases

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Modern Love

Charles and Ray Eames forged a new sensibility while doing everything and nothing.

Image of Madonna and Saints with Two Cherubs (detail)

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Impertinent Questions with William M. Reddy

William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.

Image of Ralph Lewin

In Focus

California's Ralph Lewin

From fast times at Clairemont High to the California Humanities, Ralph Lewin has always been fascinated with stories.

Image of choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearsing dancers.

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Dancing American

Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts.

Image of Morris Dickstein

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Reading Into the Great Depression

Critic Morris Dickstein talks about the culture of the thirties and the demise of theory.

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Simple Things

Oregon Humanities magazine’s summer ’09 issue provokes much thought on the matter of things, possessions, or, as the editors call it, “stuff.” The issue is stuffed with stuff on stuff, includ

Marguerite Rippy

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Impertinent Questions with Marguerite Rippy

On the creative life of Orson Welles.