‘Menashe’ review: It’s a Father-Son Tale Like You’ve Never Seen Before

‘Menashe’ review: It’s a father-son tale like you’ve never seen before. Menashe, acquired by A24 at Sundance earlier this year, offers a glimpse into the life of a father and son living in the New York Hasidic community. To be completely honest, whenever I attend a film festival, I usually don’t have the highest of 

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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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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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