Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish Montreal

The comedic “YidLife Crisis” duo returns with a funny, heimish and enlightening historical and cultural tour of Jewish metro-Montreal centered around its legendary foods. Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion gorge themselves in choice Jewish eateries as they highlight their native city’s Jewish story in insightful, witty conversations with historians, restaurant owners and other lanzmen who kvell over the community’s literati as much as the iconic smoked meats and world-class bagels. Never has Jewish history tasted so good.

61 minutes
Jamie Elman, Eli Batalion

Shown at

  1. Asheville Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  2. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  3. Beth Tzedec Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  4. Charlotte Jewish Film Festival - 2020
  5. Cleveland Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  6. Falmouth Jewish Congregation Summer Jewish Film Festival - 2020
  7. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2019
  8. Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  9. JFilm Festival (Pittsburgh) - 2019
  10. Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2019
  11. Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  12. Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  13. Michiana Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  14. New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  15. Rochester Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  16. Stowe Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  17. The National Center For Jewish Film's 22nd Annual Film Festival - 2019
  18. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  19. Victoria International Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  20. Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival - 2019

2 Responses

  1. BARBARA ESRIG says:

    I am interested in buying three copies of Yidlife Crisis. Chewdaism. One for me. One for my oldest friend in Oregon who is Jewish was brought up in Montreal. And one for my brother who has a love affair with Jewish food in Montreal and would love this film. OMG it’s the BEST

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