Golda is one of at least two biopics this year featuring non-Jewish actors wearing prosthetics to portray Jewish people. The immediate background going into Golda: Egypt, Syria and Jordan surprised Israel on Yom Kippur in 1973 with an attack on the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. Fighting would last 19 days and the U.S. would step up with ceasefire talks. The war would leave devastating ramifications for Golda’s legacy. In 1974, Golda would testify…"Golda: No Amount of Makeup Prevents Biopic From Being a Letdown"
Skin, based on a true story, isn’t an easy subject to tackle during an era that takes place following the horrible tragedy in Charlottesville. Filmmaker Guy Nattiv is the descendant of Holocaust survivors. He grew up listening to his grandparents’ stories. It is because of this that Bryon Widner’s (Jamie Bell, who met Widner on the day of the Charlottesville rally) story caught his interest. How often do we learn of neo-Nazi’s learning to undo…"Skin: Learning to Unlearn the Hate"