A Night of Jewish Film

Monday. Nov. 19


Woodman Family Community & Performance Center

Join Moses Brown and the Rhode Island International Film Festival as we present an evening of short films from the Jewish diaspora.

Free and open to the public, no tickets required.


Shoshanna’s Skate Board  (15 min.)

After seeing a flyer for a Youtube skating video, eighteen-year-old Shoshannah sneaks

out of her strict Orthodox community to meet aspiring teen director, Aaron. Together

they go on a day long film-making adventure through his secular world. But as Shabbat

approaches, Shoshannah must choose between her family’s acceptance and her new

found freedom.


Wannabe (14 min.)

New York City, 1991: In order to win over his crush, a neurotic Jewish boy must first impress her skeptical Jamaican family.


It Takes a School (57 min.)

A struggling school in a Tel Aviv slum shifts its focus to the emotional well-being of its students, emerging as one of the top schools in the country.