Israel

Stan Getz: A Musical Odyssey

Directed by Herbert Dorfman

Documentary about jazz saxaphonist Stan Getz's three week trip to Israel tour of Israel in 1977 where he played with "local musicians, including a Kurdish drummer, an Arab quartet, a Hassidic wedding band and a Yemenite dance troupe adapting his unique style to the various ethnic sounds of Israel."

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1978
Photo taken from the National Center for Jewish Film

Shalom Israel

This film was presented for the national committee for labor in Israel. It features explanations on the Histadrut labor union as well as performances by Sidor Belarsky (who also narrates the film) of the songs: Me'al Pisgat Har HaTzofim, Yibaneh Hamikdash, Al Adamot Moreshet, VeUlai, Shir Haemek, Kacha

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1951

Leonard Bernstein in Israel

The day after the premier of West Side Story, in 1957, Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre headed to Israel. This film follows them during their trip and consists of archival footage that is accompanied by narration taken from the diaries of both Bernstein and Montealegre.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1958

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