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Film Review: Menashe

Monday 12 February 2018

Peter Malone MSC, Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting

There is often a hesitation in being invited into a closed community, especially a religious community that has strict cultural traditions. This is the case with films about Orthodox Jews. A number of these films, often critical, come from Israel. However, this is a film from New York City, an Orthodox enclave – and, significantly for cultural awareness, spoken in Yiddish.

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