Alibi V.22 No.28 • July 11-17, 2013 ››
Fill the Void
Matrimonal drama shows off the traditions if not the inner turmoil of ultra-Orthodox Jews
First-time writer-director Rama Burshtein’s moody matrimonial drama Fill the Void takes us into a religious and cultural world so insulated few outside its influence would even recognize it. Shot in Israel among the Haredim (the most conservative of Hasidic Jewish sects), it is a foreign film in every sense of the word.
This week’s Reel World takes you across the state, from French Funerals-Cremations in Rio Rancho to the Kimo to the Lensic in Santa Fe.
“Under the Dome” on CBS
In a season filled with reruns, reality shows, sub-par Canadian dramas and concert specials, CBS brings a much-welcome change with “Under the Dome,” based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name.
This week’s TV picks from around the dial (if we still had dials)