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By Ilya Tovbis for the Washington Jewish Film Festival WJFF Director Ilya Tovbis talked with director Gillian Robespierre about her new film Landline, her influences, collaborators and political humor that’s gone sour. Landline opened in DC-area theaters on July 28th – tickets and more information can be found at landlinemovie.com. Original article can be found here. ILYA: I believe it’s the fourth time you, Jenny… Read more »

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By Maya Pearson In Gillian Robespierre’s newest indie dramedy, LANDLINE, the Jacobs family attempts to prevent an inevitable meltdown amidst the backdrop of a quintessentially nineties New York City. John Turturro (BARTON FINK, O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU?) and Edie Falco (NURSE JACKIE, THE SOPRANOS) portray Alan and Pat, parents trapped in a rapidly dissolving marriage…. Read more »

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by Flo Dwek A major metropolitan area in the United States lies dangerously close to a large landfill containing radioactive waste — and an escalating underground fire. As concerned citizens attempt to halt a potential catastrophe, they discover that they may be running out of time to save their homes, health and lives. – Chuck… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek, transcribed by Word Wizards  Rama Burshtein is the award-winning writer, director and producer of FILL THE VOID.  Her latest feature film, THE WEDDING PLAN, comes to theaters on May 26.  Originally titled as THROUGH THE WALL, the film had its Israeli premiere in 2016.   This comedic drama stars Noa Koler as… Read more »

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by Flo Dwek Are you the kind of person who waits until you have out of town guests to visit the Smithsonian?  So many of us who live and work in the nation’s capital fall into that mindset — and are missing out on some fantastic happenings at our museums.  A case in point:  the… Read more »