Jewish Film QuizJews have always played a key role in the American movie industry, and in recent years, Israeli films have achieved a new level of international acclaim. Jewish themes have also shown up frequently in Hollywood productions. How much do you know about Jewish films, actors, directors, and stories?
Question 1. Which ground-breaking nine-hour documentary brought on a new wave of Holocaust-related films?
Judgment at Nuremberg
The Great Dictator
Question 2. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 3. Rhoda was a spin-off of what popular television show?
The Dick Van Dyke Show
I Love Lucy
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
All in the Family
Question 4. All of the following movies are about the Holocaust except:
Life is Beautiful
A Stranger Among Us
Question 5. What is the premise of the movie Yentl?
A Jewish girl pretends to be a boy in order to study at a yeshiva
A Jewish boy pretends to be a girl to avoid the army
A Jewish girl pretends to be a boy to fight off the Huns
A Jewish boy runs away to avoid his upcoming marriage
Question 6. What is the full name of the Borat film?
Borat: Welcome to America
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America to Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Borat: The Search for Pamela Anderson
Borat: Oh Kazakhstan!
Question 7. Borat, the film based upon Sacha Baron Cohen sketches, brings to light....
Anti-Semitism in the United States
The closed-mindedness of a certain type of American life
All of the above
Question 8. Israeli director Joseph Cedar depicts which segment of the Israeli population that has been underrepresented on film?
Question 9. Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, and Burt Lancaster all played Isareli leaders in the film...
Victory at Entebbe
Silence of the Lambs
Question 10. The 1966 film Cast A Giant Shadow features which actor playing a half-American, half-Israeli hero?