Sorry, Rabbi selected at TIFF
1- The film is set in Montreal’s Mile-End neighbourhood, which looks oh-so darling in film.
2- The film tells the story of a Jewish man, Josh, who is confronted by a group of angry Hasidics who accuse him of antisemitism.
3- The film was inspired by a similar real-life encounter by Slutsky.
5- The film’s screenplay won the 2010 English language prize at the short film screenplay contest Cours écrire ton court (organized by SODEC).
6- The film landed funding from the Conseil des Arts du Québec and BravoFact (a foundation to finance shorts run by cable channel Bravo).
8- The film’s (yet-to-be-seen) poster will be created by the very esteemed Matt Forsythe (who used to toil in this very office, snif).
9- The film is a comedy involving Hasidic Jews.