Poster for Menashe Menashe, a widower, lives and works within the Hasidic community of Borough Park, Brooklyn. Since his wife passed away a year before, he has been trying hard to regain custody of his nine-year-old son, Rieven. But the rabbi (and all the community behind him) will not hear of it unless he re-marries, which Menashe does not want, his first marriage having been very unhappy. Father and son get on well together, but can Menashe take care of Rieven properly? Not really for all his goodwill as he holds down a low-paid job as a grocery clerk that consumes too much of his efforts and energy. Always late, always in a hurry, he endeavors to improve himself though. But will his efforts be enough to convince the rabbi that he can be a good father without a wife at home?

82 minutes
Joshua Z Weinstein

Shown at

  1. 2017 International Film Festival (Cumberland) - 2017
  2. 25th Portland Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  3. 33rd Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film - 2018
  4. Beth Tzedec Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  5. Boulder Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  6. Budapesti Zsidó és Izraeli Filmfesztivál - 2017
  7. Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  8. East Bay International Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  9. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2018
  10. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  11. Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  12. Jüdische Filmtage in München - 2018
  13. Maine Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  14. Moscow Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  15. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  16. Rutgers Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  17. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  18. Savannah Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  19. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  20. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  21. Warsaw Jewish Film Festival - 2017

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