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NEW ITEM!: Read the July 24, 2005 KQED interview with Janis Plotkin!

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"In Texas, a ranch is 2000
acres. When they asked how
big our ranch was and we
said 7 acres, they'd laugh."

Press Releases

As soon as we start putting them out, you'll find them right here.

Reviews

from the Contra Costa Times:

Elvis, Prague, poultry
- " ...like all intriguing phenomena, the story goes deeper, revealing a Jewish enclave in rural California that was in many ways a microcosm of events throughout the country.."

from NewEnglandFilm.com:

Boston Jewish Film Festival Reviews
- "It reads almost like an epic myth..."

from Kenneth L. Kann, author "Comrades and Chicken Ranchers":
"A Home on the Range" is a terrific documentary of the Petaluma chicken ranching community. It brings to life the history of an extraordinary community of Eastern European Jewish immigrants in rural California. Through evocative narratives by community members of all generations, vivid historical photographs and film, and haunting music of the times, the filmmakers show life lived large in a small community with volatile politics, a vibrant Yiddish culture, strong families, and complex relationships with the gentile world around them. This superb documentary shows us the significance of community tradition, the relentless march of assimilation, and the power of historical memory for the generations that followed the immigrant founders of the community.

from InterFaithFamily.com:

Reviews of SONG OF A JEWISH COWBOY and A HOME ON THE RANGE

An interview with Bonnie Burt about her two recent films
-- "I was stunned at how much I didn't know about this old friend."

 
 
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