Shorts ProgramDate: September 8, 2019Time: 12:00 pm
Director: Asher Schwartz, Israel, 2018, Hebrew/Yiddish with English subtitles, 8 min
Based on Sholem Aleichem’s short story, this is the story of Sholom, the boy that was destined to become the Fiddler on the Roof.
How to Swim
Director: Noa Gusakov, Israel, 2018,15 min, Hebrew with English subtitles
In the last few days of her pregnancy, a terrified mother-to-be spends the day with a stranger.
Director: Tamar Glezerman, USA, 2018, 14 min, English/Spanish/Yiddish
An unexpected connection develops between a young Mexican woman hired by a cleaning agency and Nechama, a Hasidic woman in Brooklyn.
SAY WHAT! A Geriatric Proposal
Director: Aaron Weinstein, USA, 2017, 6 min, English
A young jazz musician attempts to survive aggressive grannies and other terrors at a post-concert reception.
Director: Lukas Nathrath, Germany, 2019, 25 min, German with English subtitles
15-year-old Oskar is popular at his new high school, but after his classmates find out that he is Jewish, relationships take a turn.
I Have a Message for You
Director: Matan Rochlitz, Israel/Italy/United Kingdom, 2018, 14 min, French with English subtitles
A heart-wrenching decision by an Auschwitz survivor leaves a huge burden on her conscience.
Director: Andre Andreev, USA, 2018, 5 min, English
The inspiration behind the creation of the iconic I♥NY logo.