March 26 – April 5, 2020

A Jew Walks into a Bar

Synopsis

David Finklestein is an ultra-Orthodox Jew who belongs to a secluded Brooklyn sect. He’s also a talented, aspiring stand-up comedian who finds comedy an essential outlet for his crippling anxiety. When David is offered a career-making show that falls on the Sabbath, he must finally make a choice between the life he wants and the life he’s always known.

This work screens as part of the Documentary Shorts 1 block of short films

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