Yiddish Theater: A Love Story, , Yiddish Theater: A Love Story , documentary film , Dan Katzir , Hanukkah , Yiddish , Yiddish Theater , Katzir , Jewish , Je
Zypora Spaisman in Dan Katzir’s Yiddish Theater: A Love Story.
Enter the funny, larger-than-life world of Yiddish Theater through this new documentary film about the battle of Yiddish Theater to find an audience in contemporary NYC.
Shot in real time in one of the coldest winters in NYC, one Yiddish Theater has a week to raise funding to keep their show going or it will close. Many miracles occur during this week. But will it be enough to save a critically acclaimed Yiddish show?
The film includes unique scenes with many of the last remaining stars of the Yiddish stage as well as leading experts from the Yiddish world, including Seymour Rexite, Shifra Lerer, Zypora Spaisman, Zalmen Mlotek, Nahma Sandrow and many more.
Directed by Internationally acclaimed director Dan Katzir, this powerful and extremely moving film sheds new light on the importance of keeping Yiddish culture alive and the hurdles of bringing it to new audiences.
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