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Menashe

Ongoing

Location: Bartos Screening Room

Dir. Joshua Z Weinstein. 2017, 82 mins. Digital projection. With Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Ruben Niborski. An American independent film with Yiddish set within the New York Hasidic community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, Menashe follows a kind but hapless grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Based largely on the real life of its Hasidic star Menashe Lustig, and shot in secret entirely within the Hasidic community depicted in the film, Joshua Weinstein’s first dramatic feature after a decade in documentary exhibits an authenticity rarely seen on screen while still managing to tell a universal tale of personal struggle and parental love.

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