Next Film Festival, Lots of Other Developments
Holy Land continues its film festival run this weekend at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Sun. March 15 at 8:20 p.m. at the AMC Pacific Palace, with more details here. ... Read more
UK Jewish Film Festival This Wednesday and Sunday!
Friends: If you know anyone in London, message them immediately and insist that they attend our upcoming screenings at the UK Jewish Film Festival. First show, Wed., 11/12, 6:30 p.m.,... Read more
Greetings from the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
I'm writing from San Francisco, looking out at a foggy morning on a hill. My son Abe is playing with a Spiderman car on the floor.
On Monday... Read more
San Francisco Screening Details
Our screening dates at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festivalhave been announced. World premier at the Castro Theater, July 28th, 4 p.m. Second screening in Berkeley, Aug. 2, 2p.m. ... Read more
I'm thrilled to report that our world premier will be at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. It's the world's oldest and largest Jewish film festival -- a festival that's... Read more
Last Shoots in West Bank - The Final Stretch
We are almost Done!
I'm thrilled to report that we're making fast progress on "Holy Land," and it looks like we'll be finished the edit within a month. Just... Read more
Hailing Wall -- Part II
A brief note following up on the earlier project update.
Just a few hours ago, my mother pointed out to me that her name is not on the Hailing Wall... Read more
Hailing Wall Now Standing -- Film Almost Done!
My dear friends:
I'm pleased to let everyone know that we are very close to finishing a rough cut of "Holy Land." In the months since we completed our Kickstarter... Read more
Thet "Holy Land" rewards are now moving to the loading dock!
We have swing-top bottles filled with Heaven's Field olive oil, decorated with artisanal ink jet labels! T-Shirts produced right... Read more
Thanks to all
As of 11:37 PM
total amount pledged: $20,075
average pledge amount: $164
There are many of you that I don't know. I hope we can correct that.... Read more
A Good Night, 12 Hours to Go
I woke up (early) to great news. Generous people I had never met helped our campaign with an extremely generous gift. Many other strangers have joined us in... Read more
90 Backers, 86% Funded, 29 Hours to Go
Our Israeli translator Eli Romanovsky took time out from pesach to answer my question in Update #7 about the song that was being sung at Rabbi Froman's funeral. I... Read more
Climaxes, denouements and religious holidays
I would like to share a scene from the film with you. It's raw footage, a straight excerpt of our recent filming of the funeral of Rabbi Menachem Froman... Read more
The halachic feather
On Friday afternoon, as I struggled to avoid obsessing about Kickstarter, I took the Yonkers Middle High School Jewish club on a field trip to Leibman's delicatessen in Riverdale. The... Read more
Does Anyone Feel a Bit More Optimistic Today?
I'm not an optimist, and I'm not a partisan, but as this project has evolved I've decided to keep myself in the camp of the irrationally hopeful. Obama's speech... Read more
Somehow the 2 links from the Journal News didn't work in Bitly. Here they are again:
Hometown Paper Writes Us Up
Just a quick shout out on this sleety night. My local paper, The Journal News (also known by the catchy new media moniker lohud.com) has done a... Read more
Threshold Crossed, NYT Magazine Profiles Nabi Saleh
With 11 days to go, we have crossed the huge landmark goal of $15,000, thanks to one of our most generous supporters who upped her pledge just to nudge... Read more
Jerusalem Post Covers "Holy Land"! Time for a New Push!
Thrilling to wake up this morning to read the Jerusalem Post's detailed coverage of "Holy Land" and this campaign! Here's the article: http://bit.ly/WwAV16
After only 9 days on Kickstarter we're at more than... Read more