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. 33rd Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film - 2018
  2. Boulder Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  3. Budapesti Zsidó és Izraeli Filmfesztivál - 2017
  4. Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  5. East Bay International Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  6. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2018
  7. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  8. Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  9. Jüdische Filmtage in München - 2018
  10. Maine Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  11. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  12. Savannah Jewish Film Festival - 2018

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