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Hava Nagila: The Movie

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Released 2013

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Director:
Roberta Grossman
Released:
2013
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Hava Nagila (The Movie) is a documentary romp through the history, mystery and meaning of the great Jewish standard. Featuring interviews with Harry Belafonte, Leonard Nimoy, Connie Francis, Glen Campbell, Regina Spektor and more, the film follows the ubiquitous party song on its fascinating journey from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the kibbutzim of Palestine to the cul-de-sacs of America. High on fun and entertainment, Hava Nagila (The Movie) is also surprisingly profound, tapping into universal themes about the importance of joy, the power of music and the resilient spirit of a people.

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  • 75

    Movie Nation Roger Moore

    Roberta Grossman's cute documentary gives weight to the tune, tracing its lineage to a town – Sadagora, in the Ukraine – and the 19th century. It bubbled to life as a "Nigun," ...

  • 60

    New York Daily News Elizabeth Weitzman

    While the filmmakers never quite make the case that their chosen melody deserves its own full-length film, they do ensure that you'll leave the theater happily humming it.

  • 50

    New York Post Farran Smith Nehme

    By the movie's end, the party guests may be ready to dance the hora — or they may find themselves sitting this one out. "Hava" will have its revenge, however: It's still stuck in...

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