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Menashe – Huffington Post: ‘Menashe’ at Berlinale: Behind the Veil of New York’s Hasidic Community

Menashe is part of a community where not being strict about the rules gets your kids thrown out of school, being unmarried is frowned upon and the religious leader decides the fate of the people. Menashe is a Hasidic Jew living in New York, a man who wants to retain custody of his young son 

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Lovesong director So Yong Kim on Queen Sugar first TV job

There’s Timeless Power in Lovesong’s Gentle Story About Love Between Women

Director So Yong Kim’s indie feature stars Riley Keough and Jena Malone as women whose abiding love blurs the lines of friendship. And it’s both timeless and very much of the moment. In the midst of a political climate that has Facebook and Twitter feeds jam-packed with stalwart opinions and angry rejoinders comes Lovesong, a 

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DPs Yoni Brook and Joshua Z. Weinstein on Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish Drama Menashe

DPs Yoni Brook and Joshua Z. Weinstein on Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish Drama Menashe

Documentary director Joshua Z Weinstein makes his first foray into fiction filmmaking with Menashe, a drama set in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Borough Park in New York City. Weinstein shot the film with co-DP Yoni Brook, a fellow documentary DP and director. With dialogue almost entirely in Yiddish, the film premiered earlier this week 

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