They called him the Rabbi von Bayreuth

The New York filmmaker Hilan Warshaw asked around again on the subject of “Richard Wagner and the Jews”: his documentation works polyphonically and with finely dosed barbs.

The story begins on Tel Aviv Beach and it ends on Tel Aviv Beach. Could be a tourism advertisement: Weekend, parasol, your gaze sweeps across a couple of sailing boats, wanders across city blocks, and the right film music winds around these images as a glittering ribbon, with the horns chuckling, it comes from the prelude to the third act ” Lohengrin “, fits like a glove...

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