A New York romantic comedy pairing a Jewish couple with autism played in fact by actors on the spectrum. Columbia MFA alumni Rachel Israel’s labour of love is a tour-de-force story about the high-functioning judgmental David and the outgoing Sarah. From their meet-cute at a Jewish Community Centre program, the pair shares abundant chemistry and surmounts concrete obstacles. The lovers demolish assumptions of otherness, of living with learning disabilities and autism, while propelling a universal and touching story. Please note this screening is not available in ticket packs. Opening Night Sponsor : Legacy Senior Living - The Leo Wertman Residence, The Wertman Family – Dedicated in loving memory of Cristina Wertman. and Regina Wertman.
Showcasing the diversity of Jewish culture, heritage, and identity through film. The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival has been an annual presence in Vancouver for the past 29 years. It is the longest running Jewish Film Festival in Canada and one of the most anticipated events in the community calendar.