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March 14, 2013 Hava Nagila (The Movie) is 85% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes! Check out these reviews: The New York Times; Los Angeles Times; NPR
January 29, 2013 Hava Nagila (The Movie) to open in theaters on March 1, 2013!
November 18, 2012 Hava Nagila (The Movie) is the closing night film at four film festivals on the same day - Boston, Columbus, Silicon Valley and Sydney
October 26, 2012 The New York Times: How 'Hava Nagila' took its place on a global hit list
September 15, 2012 10x10: Girl Rising broadcast premiere set for May 2013 on CNN
August 25, 2012 Geographies of Kinship raises more than $82,000 in Kickstarter campaign
July 12, 2012 The Forward: How 'Hava Nagila' became a global hit
June 19, 2012 Hava Nagila (The Movie) to premiere opening night at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! purchase tickets; download press release
May 27, 2012 Mimi and Dona begins post production
July 28, 2011 Katahdin Productions awarded two NEH grants!
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (America's Media Makers Production Grant)
Geographies of Kinship (Bridging Cultures Through Film Development Grant)
June 22, 2011 Hava Nagila (The Movie) begins post production
April 20, 2011 L'Chaim is online selection of the month at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
February 28, 2011 On Coal River wins best documentary at the Appalachian Film Festival
January 27, 2011 Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman to produce Hava Nagila documentary with Katahdin team
December 4, 2010 Blessed Is the Match wins 12th festival award! Audience Award, Best Documentary, Festival Internacional de Cine Judio Mexico
October 18, 2010 The Garden US television premiere this Saturday, October 23, on Planet Green
October 12, 2010 Hannah Senesh exhibit opens at the New York Museum of Jewish Heritage; films clips and media created by Katahdin Productions
September 3, 2010 In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee to premiere September 14 on the PBS series POV
July 20, 2010 ABC News interview with In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee director Deann Borshay Liem
July 8, 2010 Blessed Is the Match receives Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Composition by Todd Boekelheide
June 11, 2010 Special Circumstances nominated for Best Political Documentary, Banff International Television Awards, 2010
June 7, 2010 Hava Nagila, What Is It? quadruples online fundraising goal; over 450,000 views of the sample clip; Jerusalem Post interviews director Roberta Grossman
May 27, 2010 On Coal River to premiere June 25 & 26 at Silverdocs Documentary Festival; click here to purchase tickets
May 14, 2010 Online donations pour in for Hava Nagila, What Is It?; over 200,000 views of the sample clip!; Jewish Telegraph in UK interviews director Roberta Grossman
May 7, 2010 In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee wins Best Directing and Best Editing awards at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival!
March 29, 2010 In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee wins audience award at San Francisco Asian American Film Festival; to screen April 10 at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
March 1, 2010 On Coal River in post-production and nearing completion
February 8, 2010 In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee to premiere March 12 at San Francisco Asian American Film Festival; purchase tickets; download press release
January 25, 2010 Hava Nagila, What Is It? sample clip now online
January 14, 2010 Katahdin Productions receives funding from ITVS to create Indians pilot
September 30, 2009 Blessed Is the Match US broadcast premiere set for April 13, 2010, on PBS series Independent Lens
April 21, 2009 Wangari Maathai to appear tonight on The Tavis Smiley Show
March 30, 2009 Taking Root to premiere on PBS on April 14
March 27, 2009 More than 40 screenings of Blessed Is the Match around Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 21)
February 22, 2009 Los Angeles Times: "There Could Be Oscar Gold in The Garden"
February 19, 2009 Blessed Is the Match picks up Audience Awards at both Denver and San Diego Jewish Film Festivals
January 28, 2009 Blessed Is the Match opens at Sunshine Theater in NYC; wins Audience Award at Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
January 22, 2009 The Garden earns Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary!
December 23, 2008 Blessed Is the Match trailer premieres exclusively on Apple.com!
December 4, 2008 Blessed Is the Match begins theatrical run on January 28; Opens February 6 in Los Angeles
December 3, 2008 The End of America review in The New York Times
November 17, 2008 Great News! Academy Awards shortlist for Best Documentary announced
November 3, 2008 Indians receives scripting grants from ITVS and Native American Public Telecommunications
October 30, 2008 Blessed Is the Match free study guide now available from Facing History and Ourselves
October 21, 2008 The End of America documentary now available for viewing
October 18, 2008 Blessed Is the Match wins Crystal Heart Award at Heartland Film Festival
September 15, 2008 The End of America documentary nearing completion; Naomi Wolf's new book Give Me Liberty now available
August 28, 2008 Blessed Is the Match featured in The New York Times: "Courting the Academy, Not Viewers"
August 22, 2008 Los Angeles Times review of The Garden: "An excellent documentary."
August 18, 2008 Blessed Is the Match in theaters August 22-28, 2008, for Academy Awards qualifying run: Laemmle Fallbrook 7 (Los Angeles); Village East Cinema (New York)
August 11, 2008 Variety review of Blessed Is the Match: "Engrossing. Dramatic. Emotional."
July 15, 2008 Ynet News, "Hannah Senesh Debuts on Israeli Silver Screen"
July 10, 2008 ABC News article onA Jihad for Love
July 7, 2008 Out in India to screen July 12 at Outfest in LA; A Jihad for Loveto screen July 16
June 23, 2008 The Garden wins top prize at Silverdocs!
June 9, 2008 Blessed Is the Match director and writer on ABC News Now - Part One; Part Two
May 28, 2008 The Garden to premiere June 18 at Silverdocs; LA screening on June 21
May 14, 2008 Blessed Is the Match to screen June 2, 2008 in New York - with Joan Allen! Click here to purchase tickets
May 9, 2008 Blessed Is the Match wins Women in Film Foundation Finishing Fund Grant
April 21, 2008 Blessed Is the Match to premiere at Toronto Jewish Film Festival
April 14, 2008 Out in India premieres at Ashland International Film Festival
February 4, 2008 Special Circumstances wins multiple awards
November 20, 2007 Precious Objects of Desire receives Sundance Production Grant
November 2, 2007 Blessed Is the Match earns coveted spot at IDFA's FORUM in Amsterdam
November 1, 2007 A Jihad for Love to screen in the UK, South Africa and Berlin
October 1, 2007 Homeland screening at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Special screening to take place on November 4, 2007
August 20, 2007 Special Circumstances to screen in October at Los Angeles Latino Film Festival and Berkeley Video and Film Festival
July 31, 2007 A Jihad for Love to Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
June 8, 2007 Lisa Thomas named one of Go New York's "100 Women We Love"
April 24, 2007 Dorothea Lange documentary wins NEA Grant
February 7, 2007 A Jihad for Love and Precious Objects of Desire win Sundance Grants
December 13, 2006 Homeland Study Guide now available
October 1, 2006 Hannah Senesh Documentary completes principal photography
August 10, 2006 Hannah Senesh Documentary set to complete filming
June 8, 2006 "Sacred Ground" by Bill Miller wins Song of the Year at Native American Music Awards
May 31, 2006 Friends Co-Creator Marta Kauffman to executive produce Hannah Senesh documentary
May 9, 2006 Lisa Thomas in The Advocate
February 8, 2006 Sacred Ground, the companion album to Homeland, wins a Grammy!