HAG: The Story of the Hasidic Actors Guild

Poster for HAG: The Story of the Hasidic Actors Guild "Pay Us for Payos" is a serio-comic hybrid of fact and fiction chronicling the life of Yisrael "Izzi" Lifschutz. He has acted in and/or consulted on such Hollywood films as The Chosen, Stranger Among Us and the independent classic Pi (which he also co-produced). This outrageously funny mockumentary is a survey of Jewish visibility in cinema and fictionalized history replete with archival "behind the scenes" footage, interviews, and staged scenes . It also goes beyond its humor to speak to contemporary Jewish experience. Lifshutz, while "HAGing" the spotlight boasts,

Year:
2008
Length:
93 minutes
Country:

Shown at

  1. 9th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Ann Arbor) - 2010
  2. Southampton Jewish Film Festival - 2019

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