Month: May 2022

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The history of Hollywood is full of examples of Jewish people who started studios (hello, Samuel Goldwyn and Louis B. Mayer) or had other key roles in production, directing, screenwriting, and more. Books like An Empire of Their Own by Neal Gabler and Hollywood’s Chosen People: The Jewish Experience [...]

We talk about the Picture House mission having three focus areas: film, education, and community. At the core of that community are our members. Our members come from all over Westchester, from the Bronx, and a few brave and dedicated souls from the further reaches of New York City, the Hudson Valley, and Connecticut. Their [...]

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and something to celebrate this month is the number of excellent films by and about the AAPI community that have come out in recent years. There’s Jon M. Chu’s lavish blockbuster romance Crazy Rich Asians, Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, about an American-raised woman wrestling with familial [...]