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Jewish film festival april 1526 celebrates sabbath at wendys. Rachel myers, who spent her teen years in portland, created this heartfelt documentary about her grandmothe. Wendys shabbat is a short film about a group of retired senior citizens who celebrate shabbat together weekly at wendys in palm desert, california. Wendys shabbat premiering in tribeca film festival. Rachel myers, who spent her teen years in portland, created this heartfelt documentary about her grandmother and her grandmothers friends, who for nearly a decade have celebrated shabbat at their. This feelgood documentary introduces us to a group of california seniors. Wendys shabbat to make its new york debut at the 2018. This thing we are all going through is testing our patience, our resolve, our strength, our beliefs, or, if you are a different. Feb 09, 2018 so begins wendys shabbat, a delightful short film about a group of elderly jews in palm desert, california, who gather at the fast food restaurant every friday night for shabbat dinner. This adorable gathering has become a coveted ritual for towns nationwide. Cjp has no control over the content of the linkedto websites or events they describe, and accepts no responsibility for the websites, including any advertising or products or services on or available from such sites, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your attending, or registering to attend, the. The unorthodox tradition of wendys shabbat on cheddar. Wendys shabbat is a film property created, developed and owned by 3 penny design, ca corp, an independent production company. The short documentary film is about a group of jewish senior citizens who celebrate the weekly sabbath shabbat at the local wendys fast food restaurant with.

Cjp provides the above links concerning thirdparty events for your convenience only. Elderly jewish friends eat shabbat dinner at wendys. May 02, 2018 by amy schilit benarroch wendys shabbat is a short film about a group of retired senior citizens who celebrate shabbat together weekly at wendys in palm desert, california. In this brief followup to wendys shabbat, a heartwarming short film about a group of elderly jews who celebrate the weekly sabbath at a local wendys, director rachel myers asks how they felt after the pittsburgh shooting that took the lives of 11 jews just weeks ago. Wendys shabbat 2018 14min documentary, comedy 11 november 2018 usa shabbat dinner gatherings for these jewish senior citizens is at the wendys fast food restaurant where they say prayers and light candles over hamburgers and fries. If you are a traditionally observant jew who can set aside the how and where these people are celebrating shabbat, you too will feel a sense of joy watching this, knowing that they. Filmmaker rachel myers, whose grandmother roberta, a retiree originally from new york and a regular attendee at these dinners, captures these touching moments in her new documentary wendys. The film is about a group of jewish seniors in palm desert, california who get together on friday nights for a shabbat meal at the local wendys. This is a film about rediscovering the joys of community and the importance of connection in older age while facing the fragility of aging, and the longing and for ritual however unorthodox it may appear. The new documentary wendys shabbat spotlights a group of california seniors who for a decade have been meeting weekly to observe the jewish sabbath at an unlikely venue a local wendys. Directed by rachel myers, the film was one of only 55 chosen to be.

Lately, it seems that there have been more bad days than good days. Every shabbat, a group of 20 senior citizens in palm desert gathers to make blessings over electric candles, grape juice, challah, chili. Tribeca film festival unveils 2018 short film slate full list. A new documentary short about a group of california senior citizens who hold their weekly shabbat dinner at a local wendy s is a motherdaughtergranddaughter collaboration. Global peace film festival winter park public library.

Here are my main takeaways of what we can learn from our elders about shaping jewish community for all. Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the akas submission guide. Complete with communal table, challah, wine, electric candles, and probably americas oldest practicing rabbi age 97, this selfrun group has kept up the ageless traditions of shabbat. Committed to fulfilling her civic duty, lindy sat with 11 other people on a jury that handed down the death penalty to a. Wendys shabbat jewish seniors hold their shabbat dinner at wendys fastfood restaurant.

Jewish seniors observe sabbath with blessings over burgers in wendys shabbat, ny premiere 421 at tribeca film festival. For some elderly jews in california, wendys is the place. The shabbat dinner that comes with a side of chicken nuggets. A short documentary film, wendys shabbat, has been drawing attention at jewish film festivals around the usa. Apr 21, 2018 the first film i saw for tribeca 2018 is an absolute charmer. Jewish seniors fight isolation with a fast food community. For most of the last decade, a group of gds chosen golden oldies have gathered to celebrate the day of rest at a wendys in palm desert, california. Jewish seniors observe sabbath with blessings over burgers. Rachel myers, who spent her teen years in portland, created this heartfelt documentary about her grandmother and her grandmother s friends, who for nearly a decade have celebrated shabbat at their local wendy s.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time i comment. Sponsored by the netherlands consulate general in hong kong and macao supported by the consulate general of the republic of south africa hksar msar. A joyful group of seniors captures the spirit of shabbat in their own unique way, gathering at a fast food restaurant to light candles and say prayers over hamburgers and fries. Much to the surprise of the films creators, the 10minute film has captivated audiences throughout the world, received national acclaim, and was selected for the 2018 tribeca film festival in new york city. Vimeo gives control freaks the power to tweak every aspect of their embedded videos.

Ca, march 26, 2018 wendys shabbat, a documentary short about. Directed by rachel myers, the charming fourminute film profiles this. There are themes of love, of ritual and of community all within the context of a heartwarming scene at wendys. Shabbat at wendys, when worlds and values collide malverne. Shabbat dinner gatherings for these jewish senior citizens is at the wendy s fast food restaurant where they say prayers and light candles over hamburgers and fries. Click to share on facebook opens in new window click to share on twitter opens in new window click to print opens in new window click to email this to. Sammy davis jr ive gotta be me the entertainer is profiled, featuring interviews with billy crystal, norman lear, jerry lewis and kim novak. Filmmaker rachel myers and her grandmother roberta mahler. And now, this story is presented in the inspiring short documentary film, wendys shabbat. Wendys shabbat will screen at the 38th san francisco jewish film festival sfjff. Jewish seniors observe sabbath with blessings over burgers in. Wendys shabbat 2018 tribeca 2018 the first film i saw for tribeca 2018 is an absolute charmer. Wendy s shabbat premiering in tribeca film festival.

Wendys shabbat will make its new york premiere at the 2018 tribeca film festival on saturday, april 21. Watching these elderly jews have shabbat dinner at wendys. Wendy s uses fresh, never frozen beef on every hamburger, every day. Wendys shabbat is a special story and as the director and writer i feel lucky to be able to share it. When shabbat dinner means bacon cheeseburgers at wendys. Nov 12, 2018 in this brief followup to wendys shabbat, a heartwarming short film about a group of elderly jews who celebrate the weekly sabbath at a local wendys, director rachel myers asks how they felt after the pittsburgh shooting that took the lives of 11 jews just weeks ago. When two siblings undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmothers house, they embark on a magicalrealist journey in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind.

When rachel thought to document wendys shabbat, she came with a full crew, with. A short documentary film, wendy s shabbat, has been drawing attention at jewish film festivals around the usa. With anne arone, murray axelrod, shirley axelrod, winston bannister. Jewish seniors fight isolation with a fast food community in wendys shabbat filmmaker rachel myerss 88yearold grandmother stars in a short documentary film that is striking a chord. This is a story of rediscovering the joys of community again in older age, and in the longing for ritual, however unorthodox it may appear. The world can feel like a pretty doomandgloom place sometimes. Wendy s shabbat 2018 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Published on apr 20, 2018 wendy s shabbat premiering in tribeca film festival. Ten political activists including nelson mandela and antiapartheid fighters, face a possible death sentence for conspiracy to commit sabotage against the government. Mar 20, 2018 myers film premiered in atlanta at a jewish film festival and has since become a sensation in many jewish circles. Wendy s shabbat, a documentary short about the joys of community and connection as we age, will make its new york debut at the 2018 tribeca film festival on saturday, april 21st see additional. If you love jewish films, you wont want to miss wendys shabbat, a short film presently a hit on the film festival circuit. Wendys shabbat, directed and written by rachel myers.

Abby myers short film wendys shabbat has been the sleeper hit of this years jewish film festival. A portrait of a group of jewish senior citizens who celebrate their weekly shabbat at the local wendys with hebrew blessings over burgers and fries. Wendy s shabbat is a film property created, developed and owned by 3 penny design, ca corp, an independent production company. Abbe binder sherbin has observed shabbat with her father harry binder at a wendys fast food restaurant in palm desert, calif. Apr 24, 2018 the short documentary by director rachel myers premiered at the tribeca film festival and will be making the rounds at jewish film festivals around the country. Let these senior citizens warm your heart with their wendys shabbat dinner. Wendys shabbat documentary shortusa201710 minutes directed by rachel myers. Wendys shabbat is screening at the 30th annual boston jewish film festival november 719, 2018. Wendys shabbat, premiering tomorrow at the tribeca film festival, tells the story of a crew of senior citizens.

Jewish film festival april 1526 celebrates sabbath at. Its about a group of jewish senior citizens in palm desert, california who celebrate the weekly shabbat at the local wendys fast food restaurant with hebrew blessings over burgers and fries. Almost certainly guaranteed to put a smile on your face, wendys shabbat is an absolute delight. Here are my main takeaways of what we can learn from our elders about shaping jewish community for. Tribeca film festival unveils 2018 short film slate full. At the palm desert wendys, an unorthodox shabbat ritual. If you love jewish films, you wont want to miss wendy s shabbat, a short film presently a hit on the film festival circuit. Roberta mahler, 87, with her meal at a shabbat gathering at the wendys in palm desert on friday, june 1, 2018. These animators tried living in the real world, but were bored before they even began.

Maybe one of these days, if i happen to be passing by, ill just drop by the palm desert wendy s and celebrate shabbat with this. For some elderly jews in california, wendys is the place to. So begins wendy s shabbat, a delightful short film about a group of elderly jews in palm desert, california, who gather at the fast food restaurant every friday night for shabbat dinner. There are themes of love, of ritual and of community all within the context of an adorable scene at. A group of jewish senior citizens celebrate the weekly sabbath shabbat at the local wendys fast food restaurant with hebrew blessings along with burgers and. Abby myers short film wendys shabbat has been the sleeper hit of this years jewish film festival circuit. The firsttime director rachel myers wendy s shabbat is about her 88yearold grandmother roberta mahlers search for community after her husbands death. Below is the schedule for the lenore marwil detroit jewish film festival. May 08, 2018 the film wendys shabbat highlights a group of seniors in southern california who meet at their local wendys to celebrate the jewish sabbath every weekend. Feb, 2018 every week a group of elderly retired jews hold shabbat dinners at wendys. Shabbat dinner gatherings for these jewish senior citizens is at the wendys fast food.

Why wendys is the worst place for a shabbat dinner the forward. These jewish grandparents throw down at wendys every friday. Sfjff runs july 19 august 5, 2018 in the san francisco bay area. Wendys shabbat dinner film highlights jewish religion refinery29. Wendys shabbat 2018 rachel myers at an event for wendys shabbat 2018 wendys shabbat 2018. Rachel myersa group of jewish senior citizens celebrate the weekly sabbath shabbat at the local wendys fast food restaurant. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. The senior citizens who celebrate shabbat at wendys topic duration. When rachel thought to document wendys shabbat, she came with a full crew, with lights and cameras, said mahler, who will be going to the tribeca festival with her family for the film s. Wendys shabbat will make its new york premiere at the 2018 tribeca film festival on saturday, april 21 this adorable gathering has become a.

Homewhen shabbat dinner means bacon cheeseburgers at wendys. Indecent on broadway directed by david horn usa 2018 100 min english. Wendys shabbat documentary short shares unorthodox delightful shabbat tradition of a group of seniors. May 10, 2018 if youre not familiar with it, wendys shabbat chronicles a group of senior citizens in palm desert, california who for several years have been gathering at a local wendys restaurant on friday evening to welcome shabbat, complete with candle lighting and the blessings over bread and grape juice. Apr 25, 2018 wendys shabbat, a film about jewish grandparents who mark shabbat at wendys every week, will make you feel good about humanity patrice j. Jewish seniors fight isolation with a fast food community in. For 20 years, lindy has lived with an unbearable feeling of guilt. Welcome to wendys order fresh food to go wendys menu. But this is the feelgood news that literally just made us go aw. Harry binder is featured in the documentary wendys shabbat, which will be screened at the 20th annual lenore marwil detroit jewish film festival at the berman center for the performing. Myers decided to make a short documentary about the community, and her film, wendys shabbat, is being screened in film festivals across the united states in 2018. Directed by rachel myers, the charming fourminute film profiles this remarkable group thats thinking outside the bun er, box. A couple of weeks ago, the independent documentary wendys shabbat, directed by rachel myers, premiered at the tribeca film. Wendys shabbat, a film about jewish grandparents who mark shabbat at wendys every week, will make you feel good about humanity.

Wendys shabbat wendys shabbat is a special story and as the director and writer i feel lucky to be able to share it. Wendys shabbat film shows jewish seniors who meet at wendys. Mahlers granddaughter made a short documentary about her grandmother and her group of sun city residents who have their shabbat gathering at the palm desert wendys. Wendys shabbat, film about jewish grandparents who meet. Seniors gather to observe the jewish sabbath every week. It is not only about growing old and finding a place to gather for shabbat, it is about family. This short documentary film is about a group of jewish senior citizens who celebrate the weekly sabbath shabbat at the local wendys fast food restaurant, taking their hebrew blessings with a side of burgers and fries. Wendys shabbat a documentary about a group of jewish seniors gathering at wendys for sabbath blessings and fries, finding community in the most unlikely places. For these jewish senior citizens, shabbat dinner is at wendys fast food restaurant. Wendys shabbat documentary short interview with director, rachel myers by gloria hammer, writer for oregon jewish life wendys shabbat will draw a wide range of interest and emotions. For some elderly jews in california, wendys is the place to be on shabbat. It looks like we dont have any akas for this title yet. Wendys shabbat documentary shortusa201710 minutes directed by rachel myers this is a story of rediscovering the joys of community again in older age, and in the longing for ritual, however unorthodox it may appear.

They won farm workers first wage increase in decades, implemented a fullthroated program to root out. The elderly jews who celebrate shabbat at wendys have a. Download the doordash app to get wendy s delivered. Together they say prayers and light candles over hamburgers and french fries. Myers film premiered in atlanta at a jewish film festival and has since become a sensation in many jewish circles. Wendy s shabbat tells of a group of octogenarians and nonagenarians who drive their golf carts to the wendy s in palm desert, california, every friday night. Featuring fantastic takes on reality from a girl striving for the stars, to a family of mermaids animation pushes the boundaries of a reality reimagined.

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