New Yiddish Talkies

Oct 29 - 2020

Ashkenaz is pleased to co-present as part of this year’s Toronto Jewish Film Festival online, an eclectic collection of wonderful new short films from around the world, produced in the Yiddish language. Selections include a magical-realist comedy set in Hasidic Brooklyn, two masterly-directed films based on stories by Sholem Aleichem and Franz Kafka, and two charming English shorts show a younger generation reflecting on the Yiddish language and values they have inherited.The 8o minute program is available for streaming at one’s onw leisure on October 29-30 – click HERE to purchase ticket. On October 31 at 1pm there will be a ZOO vQ&A session with some of the filmmakers involved. Click HERE to join the Q&A.

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