Yiddish Theater: A Love Story

Poster for Yiddish Theater: A Love Story A powerful, funny, moving and important film that follows the legendary Yiddish diva Zypora Spaisman, who is considered by many the woman who has kept Yiddish Theater alive in the US. The film has the last filmed interview with Yiddish superstar Seymour Rechzeit, as well as rare footage of the Second Avenue deli, and it's owner. The film also has amazing footage of the Hebrew actors union, just before all the rare archival footage was discovered and moved out of the rotting basement. This is a masterpiece documentary with footage that will make anyone both laugh and cry in every scene.

Year:
2006
Length:
90 minutes
Country:

Shown at

  1. San Luis Obispo Jewish Film Festival - 2011

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