Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized for moderating a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which participants made a slew of antisemitic remarks.
The Jewish Story Partners foundation, which Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw helped found to fund Jewish-themed documentary films, announced its first slate of grantees.
Warren is an active member of the Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) — a non-profit that gets artists and performers to promote the arts as a bridge to peace, to counter antisemitism within the entertainment industry, and to galvanize support against the cultural boycott of Israel.
To be fair, there was not a large pool of nominees to begin with.
Ruderman Foundation Grants $1M to Academy Right Before The Oscars to Promote Accessibility and Equity
The grant will help push new perspectives on filmmaking and film history as well as an accessible and equitable experience for audiences of all backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
Its purpose, according to a news release, is to “tell stories about a diverse spectrum of Jewish experiences, histories and cultures.”
British actor David Tennant joked during an April 9 BBC comedy segment that Israel has ignored its Arab population when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Seligman’s script draws prickly comedic and dramatic tension from its acidic humor and tantalizingly stressful setup.
George Segal, whose career as an actor ranged from shattering Jewish stereotypes in his youth to cheerfully indulging them in his dotage, has died at 87.
Shatner is among other storytellers including astronauts, civil rights activists and Holocaust survivors who have recorded and shared their stories with StoryFile.