Kosher Friendly

30 minutes, 2001, Polish and English with English subtitles . Co-directed with Joseph Rochlitz

Young Poles in Wroclaw, Poland, with one Jewish grandparent or grand-grandparent, are looking for their Jewish origins while negotiating their complex identities by celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas, and having the desire to open a Jewish restaurant but being unable for financial reasons to keep it strictly kosher, thus compromise on a kosher friendly establishment.

 

 

Production: A Benny Brunner, Joseph Rochlitz, NIKmedia (Dutch TV) production

Screened: Wroclaw, Poland

Broadcast: The Netherlands

Festivals: 2002 Seattle JFF; 2003 Warsaw JFF

Kosher Friendly