Yiddish: A Tale of Survival

Yiddish: A Tale of Survival is a lively memoir of three passionate participants in the Yiddish theatre world. Shmuel Atzmon of Israel, Bryna Wasserman of Montreal, and Milena Kartowski of Paris. It shares many excerpts from Yiddish musical theatre.

Trailer: 

 

The documentary was completed in January 2013 and has screened as follows:

  • Press Preview Screening at McGill University, December 2012
  • IAYC conference in Pittsburgh, March 2013
  • Screened on Mountain Lake PBS (New York), starting on May 22, 2013
  • New York City International Film Festival, June 2013
  • Aleph Kallah conference, Rindge New Hampshire, July 2013
  • Montreal World Film Festival, September 2013
  • Haverford, Yiddish Culture Festival, October 2013

Media:

CBC All in a weekend, 10 min. radio interview with Abigail Hirsch (August 31, 2013)

To schedule a screening, get in touch with us at askabigailproductions@gmail.com