Joan Micklin Silver – American Film Institute

HESTER STREET (1975) – AFI Catalog Spotlight

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, the AFI Catalog is shining a spotlight on HESTER STREET (1975), Joan Micklin Silver’s directorial debut which screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1975 to critical acclaim. The indie picture tells the story of cultural assimilation in New York City’s Jewish enclave of Hester Street at...
Crossing Delancey Film Still - Amy Irving

AFI Movie Club: CROSSING DELANCEY

A quintessentially New York love story set against the backdrop of a Jewish bookstore, CROSSING DELANCEY was directed by Joan Micklin Silver, who has shared her experiences with the next generation of AFI Conservatory filmmakers as part of the Harold Lloyd Master Seminar series.  Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream CROSSING DELANCEY CROSSING DELANCEY - Reelgood GET THE...
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