Announced on Feb. 13th, here are the nominees of The NAACP Image Awards who are also Jewish, or have a Jewish connections.
With the Wild West fading and the railway men closing in, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid head for the untamed terrain of Bolivia to continue a string of bank and payroll robberies, (spoiler alert) only to meet their end when an entire army descends on them. Except it didn’t happen that way.
The film tells the story of Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian from a Muslim background, who discovers a hidden history - the Jewish role in Iraqi music.
The Italian-American rabbi is determined to uncover the Jewish roots buried in these hills, lost through centuries of persecution and obscured by decades of misunderstanding.
Identity and race is something we all need to be able to talk about—even as Jews.