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. During which decade do scholars generally agree that the unofficial boundary to mainstream American cinema was dropped for Jews?
Question 2. What is Mel Brooks' real name?
Question 3. 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 4. Israeli director Joseph Cedar depicts which segment of the Israeli population that has been underrepresented on film?
Question 5. The 1966 film Cast A Giant Shadow features which actor playing a half-American, half-Israeli hero?
Question 6. Woody Allen's birth name was:
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Question 7. All of the following movies are about the Holocaust except:
Life is Beautiful
A Stranger Among Us
Question 8. Which of these films was inspired by the Bible?
B & C
All of the above
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. Who stars in the film version of Yentl?
I. B. Singer