Bar Mitzvah

In this classic of Yiddish cinema, a mother miraculously survives a shipwreck and shocks the family by appearing at her son’s bar mitzvah. Giving up his wife for dead, the husband has remarried a scheming gold-digger. Starring the legendary Boris Thomashefsky in his only film performance, this melodrama not only features wails and moans, but also classic songs, vaudeville jokes, and fancy dancing.

83 minutes

Shown at

  1. 13th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2011
  2. 21st Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2010
  3. Bucharest Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  4. Jewishfilm - 2010
  5. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2010

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