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2.9
14 Ratings

When Jews Were Funny

Directed by Alan Zweig
Canada, 2013
Documentary

Synopsis

The latest from documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present, ultimately exploring not just ethnicity in the entertainment industry, but also the entire unruly question of what it means to be Jewish.

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When Jews Were Funny Directed by Alan Zweig

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2013 | 2 wins including: Best Canadian Feature

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