Tue Jan 17: 6:00 pm Francesca Beale Theater. Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, south side of West 65th St between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave
Wed Jan 18: 1:00 pm Walter Reade Theater, north side of West 65th St between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave
Can one be a Catholic priest and an observant Jew at the same time? Twelve years after he was ordained as a priest, Romuald Waszkinel discovers that he was born to Jewish parents. This powerful documentary by Ronit Kertsner (The Secret, NYJFF 2002) follows his amazing journey from conducting mass in a church in Poland to life as an observant Jew on a religious kibbutz in Israel. Romuald is torn between two identities. Unable to renounce either one, he finds himself rejected by both religions and the State of Israel.
The Moon is Jewish | Michal Tkaczynski