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Joanne Forman Film Festival

Presented by the Sisterhood of Temple Beth-El 

Links to the films will be emailed the day before the viewing window opens.

Chewdaism:  A Taste of Jewish Montreal 
In this fun and spirited documentary, the Yidlife Crisis team explores Montreal Jewish food and history.  Warning: This film will make you very hungry! 
Chewdaism will be available to watch online from Saturday, April 16 through Saturday, April 23.  
Zoom discussion: Sunday, April 24 from 2-3 pm
Moderator: M. Charles Bakst, retired Providence Journal political columnist 
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They Ain’t Ready for Me 
In this inspiring and poignant documentary, African-American rabbinical student, Tamara Manasseh, leads the fight against violence in her South Side Chicago neighborhood. 
They Ain’t Ready for Me will be available to watch online from Saturday, May 7 through Saturday, May 14.   Watch the film here. (Register for password)
Zoom discussion: Sunday, May 15 from 2-3 pm
Moderator: Sal Monteiro, senior nonviolence trainer, Non-Violence Institute 
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Tango Shalom 
In this entertaining and comedic feature, an Orthodox rabbi enters a tango contest to win prize money to save his temple from financial ruin. However, how can this Orthodox man compete without touching his dance partner who is not his wife? 
Tango Shalom will be available to watch online from Saturday, May 14 through Saturday, May 21.  Watch the film here
Zoom discussion & performance: Sunday, May 22 from 2-3:30 pm.  
Moderator:  Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall, ballroom dancer, choreographer & teacher. 
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Sun, June 4 2023 15 Sivan 5783