NEW YIDDISH CULTURE
a documentary directed by David Unger
written by Rachel Ertel & David Unger
produced by Jem Productions / France Télévisions
HD - 52 minutes
Broadcasted on France5
Screened at Anthology Film Archives (NYC)
Music by John Zorn, Adrienne Cooper, David Krakauer, Socalled, Fred Wesley, Irving Fields, Frank London, Lorin Sklamberg, Aaron Alexander, Autoryno, Edom, Pitom, Rashanim, Jessica Lurie, Dave Tarras.
With Adrienne Cooper, David Krakauer, Socalled, Frank London, Lorin Sklamberg, Aaron Lansky, Sholem Berger, Jenny Romaine, Boris Sandler, Yoel Matveev, Eve Annenberg, Schmully Blesofsky, Isaac Schonfeld.
There is today in New York a new energy to be found in Yiddish culture. Music, theatre, movies, poetry, written press: many artists, both experimental and mainstream, are contributing to the revival of the wounded language of their ancestors. "New Yiddish Culture" offers a glimpse into this cosmopolitan scene, on the trail of a language whose dying echoes inspire new melodies.