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. When was the original version of the film The Jazz Singer made?
Question 2. Who directed Schindler's List?
Question 3. Tevye is the main character in what film?
Fiddler on the Roof
Question 4. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 5. What is Mel Brooks' real name?
Question 6. All of the following movies are about the Holocaust except:
Life is Beautiful
A Stranger Among Us
Question 7. During which decade do scholars generally agree that the unofficial boundary to mainstream American cinema was dropped for Jews?
Question 8. Which film is considered the Jewish turning point of Steven Spielberg's career?
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Color Purple
Saving Private Ryan
Question 9. Israeli director Joseph Cedar depicts which segment of the Israeli population that has been underrepresented on film?
Question 10. Though the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, Israeli actress Gila Almagor often portrays women from what country in her movies?