JLF Player

Over 1,000 hours of searchable content from the world’s leading thinkers, available to watch for free.

Spanning 16 festivals and featuring speakers ranging from prize-winning authors to debut voices, browse the full video library below now, or explore some of our featured collections, including Book Week 2023, a curated showcase of Festival Favourites, Music, and Jewish Writing, and the National Library of Israel Collection. 

The preservation of and access to JLF Player is made possible by the generous support of the Klein Family Foundation.

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John Lahr & Nicholas Hytner on Arthur Miller

Playwright Arthur Miller almost single-handedly propelled 20th Century American Theatre to a new level of cultural sophistication. Distinguished theatre critic John Lahr focuses on the fault lines of Miller’s life – his family, the Great Depression, the rise of fascism, Elia Kazan and the House Committee of Un-American Activities, Marilyn Monroe, Vietnam – demonstrating the synergy between Miller’s psychology and his plays. In conversation with acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner – who worked with Arthur Miller on the film version of The Crucible.

13 May 2023 | 1hr 04

Highlight

John Lahr & Nicholas Hytner on Arthur Miller

Playwright Arthur Miller almost single-handedly propelled 20th Century American Theatre to a new level of cultural sophistication. Distinguished theatre critic John Lahr focuses on the fault lines of Miller’s life – his family, the Great Depression, the rise of fascism, Elia Kazan and the House Committee of Un-American Activities, Marilyn Monroe, Vietnam – demonstrating the synergy between Miller’s psychology and his plays. In conversation with acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner – who worked with Arthur Miller on the film version of The Crucible.

13 May 2023 | 1hr 04

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