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Our Cinematographer Tara Violet Niami and the Director, took an afternoon to shoot test shots with a 14-year old model-actress in downtown LA. It was a chance to experiment with the look of the film, and to break the ice of working together as a team. It was their first collaboration, and hopefully the beginning[…]

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Steven Spielberg has urged that every public high school in the United States be required to teach the Holocaust, according to an article by the Jerusalem Post. His plea came in response to a recent study (see our blog post on it here) which found that 41% of Americans did not know what Auschwitz was. At[…]

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A group of white nationalists burned a 12-foot tall swastika in a field in Georgia last week in honor of Hitler’s birthday. Although the images are chilling, the evening’s pyrotechnics were a consolation prize, of sorts, after the failure of their hate rallies earlier that day. About two dozen members of the National Socialist Movement[…]

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Mobile Motion Film Festival released a fascinating list of “The 10 Best Self-Funded Films.” The list includes films by Orson Welles, Satyajit Ray, John Cassavetes, Richard Linklater and Peter Jackson, among others. These were movies that the directors and producers felt passionately about, but couldn’t get Hollywood interested in funding–whether because of prohibited themes of[…]

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Maggie Astor’s article in yesterday’s New York Times—”Holocaust is Fading from Memory, Survey Finds”–  is a searing example of how Tiger Within only continues to grow more relevant each day. The article discusses a survey released on Thursday, on Holocaust Remembrance day, which found that 41 percent of Americans– and 66 percent of millennials—“cannot say what[…]

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