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Yiddish Book Center

1021 West Street

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Set within the ultra-Orthodox community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, Menashe follows a kind but somewhat hapless grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Shot in secret entirely within the Hasidic community depicted in the film, and one of the only movies to be performed in Yiddish in nearly 70 years, Menashe is a warm, life-affirming look at the universal bonds between father and son that also sheds unusual light on a notoriously private community. Based largely on the real life of its Hasidic star Menashe Lustig, the film is a strikingly authentic and deeply moving portrait of family, love, connection, and community.

Q&A with director Joshua Weinstein

Co-sponsored by the Yiddish Book Center

DRAMA | 2017 | 82 MINUTES

USA, ISRAEL | YIDDISH WITH SUBTITLES

DIRECTED BY JOSHUA Z. WEINSTEIN

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