Shorts Program 1: Laughter and Tears

An eclectic collection of short films. Mostly comedies, with a few poignant films.

  • Beefies (USA, 10 mins.)
    A Jewish man tries to connect with his family for a socially distant Passover Seder. It goes poorly.
  • E=MC3 (USA, 12 mins.)
    A surrealist animated dreamscape based on Einstein’s actual invention and patenting of a perpetual motion refrigerator.
  • Pops (UK, 19 mins.)
    How would you react if your father’s last wish was a little bit out there?
  • The Chop (UK, 17 mins.)
    A Kosher butcher who loses his job, then decides to pretend to be Muslim to get work at a Halal butchers.
  • Tikkun Olam (USA, 11 mins.)
    A good-hearted boy in Washington, D.C. has a life changing encounter with a homeless veteran.
  • Tangled Up in Jews (USA, 6 mins.) 
    5781 is off to a rough start for Xander Hazlewood, as he receives some news that won’t go down very well.
  • Call Me Back (USA, 20 mins.)
    Infamous New York talent agent, Yvette Slosch, isn’t gonna let a global pandemic stop a young jazz violinist from
    becoming a star, whether he likes it or not.
  • Date.Interrupted (Israel, 5 mins.)
    In times of Covid, a first online date turns into an unintended threesome.

Program length: 100 minutes.

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