You Don’t Have to Be Jewish

You Don’t Have to Be Jewish
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Wednesday, June 18, 7:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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You Don’t Have to Be Jewish
87 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Programs

The only thing these films have in common, at first glance, are the traditions, history and rituals of the Jewish faith. Look more closely, however, and you’ll see a fascinating diorama of a rich and complicated culture that speaks to us all.

Guests Attending:
THE MAN WHO BURIED HIS OWN LEG – Sarah Lefton, Director
RAQUEL: A MARKED WOMEN – Gabriela Bohm, Director/Producer; Beth Galanty-Blaney, Assistant Producer


Packaged Films...


7 Day Gig   

7 Day Gig
USA, 2013, 10 min.
At a loss about loss, Jay, a Guamanian-Romanian- Catholic-Jew, decides to honor his dad’s recent passing and life by sitting Shiva, the seven-day Jewish mourning tradition. The only problem is, he lives in sunny Los Angeles where he just can’t seem to find any friends, leaving him with only one solu... more



Goat to Hell   

Goat to Hell
Israel, 2014, 28 min.
A teenage boy is excited about an upcoming Radiohead concert, but clashes with his Orthodox father over attending the show on Yom Kippur.... more



The Man Who Buried His Own Leg   

The Man Who Buried His Own Leg
USA, 2013, 4 min.
On a speed date, a woman regales a man with the tale of her grandfather’s funeral for his leg.... more



Mirror Image   

Mirror Image
Israel, 2013, 11 min.
A filmmaker interviews her grandparents about the origins of the family mirror, but their discussion quickly becomes a negotiation over the meaning of language, memory and the history of Israel.... more



Raquel: A Marked Women   

Raquel: A Marked Women
USA, 2014, 34 min.
Argentina in the 1920’s. Raquel Liberman, a recently widowed mother of two boys freshly arrived from Poland is tricked into prostitution for the Zvi Migdal, a Jewish criminal organization. Concerned about the fate of her sons, Raquel does what no woman before her dared to do to change her fate.... more



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