Cinemafest

Menashe

  • Cinemafest
  • 201682minDCPcolorFiction
Director Joshua Z. WEINSTEIN
Nation USA, Israel
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Overview

Menashe, a kind grocery store clerk, struggles to make ends meet and responsibly parent his young son, Rieven, following his wife Leah´s death. Tradition prohibits Menashe from raising his son alone.

Director

Joshua Z. WEINSTEIN

He directed the feature documentaries Drivers Wanted(2012) and Flying on One Engine(2008). His recent director of photography credits include Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, Code of the West(2013), and the forthcoming Bikini Moon(2017). He has been nominated for a Cannes Lion for his advertising work and won a first place POY award for his work with The New York Times. Menashe marks his debut as a director of narrative fiction.