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Experienced documentarian Joshua Z Weinstein’s first fiction film, “Menashe,” a universal story of profound paternal love, but set in the insular Borough Park, Brooklyn Hasidic community, fully succeeds in looking at this world with “an ethnographic, sociological lens,” and in merging the messiness of real life with fiction. 380 more words
“Besides marriage and kids, what else is there?”
The intimate, delightful, and at times painfully tragic Menashe is a film that comes to you as a blindsiding surprise, welcoming and inviting us into its highly orthodox Jewish streets of Brooklyn with a universal story told through a particular worldview. 606 more words
Menashe brings Yiddish back to the big screen for the first time in some 60-70 years.
Directed by Joshua Z Weinstein, this is his first narrative feature. 203 more words