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AJFF Connects: Young Professionals Shorts and Schmooze

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 2:00 AM


Join the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival for a night of food and film, as we enjoy a collection of food-themed short films over delicious bites and craft cider. When: Tuesday, March 26. Doors open at 7:00 PM, program start at 7:30 PM. Where: Urban Tree Cidery (1465 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318) Tickets: For $12, you’ll enjoy delicious food from Zunzi’s, a sampling of cider provided by Urban Tree, plus the film program. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Program will start at 7:30 PM and films will end around 8:30 PM.   About the Program: Our AJFF Young Professionals Shorts and Schmooze includes a series of short films,all themed around one of everyone's favorite topics: food! Titles include: Wendy’s Shabbat, Bagels in the Blood, The Chop, Bacon & God’s Wrath, and Tuesdays are for Burekas. Filmmaker Adam Hirsch will emcee the evening’s festivities. Presented in partnership with ACCESS, the young professionals division of American Jewish Committee. Wendy’s Shabbat: 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. Bagels in the Blood: A fiercely dedicated, third-generation owner of a popular wood-fired bagel shop, nestled in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, passes on the enduring, bittersweet story behind a century-old family business. Bacon & God’s Wrath: A 90-year-old woman playfully reflects on her experiences, and reckons with her Jewish faith, as she prepares to try bacon for the first time. The Chop: An offbeat comedy about an out-of-work kosher butcher who finagles a job at a halal meat shop. Winner of Audience Awards at the DC and Palm Springs shorts festivals. Tuesdays are Burekas: The sisterhood of an Atlanta synagogue comes together to make delicious Turkish pastries, using a Sephardic recipe that has been handed down through the generations, in this delicious example of intergenerational community spirit.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ajff-connects-young-professionals-shorts-and-schmooze-tickets-57737008948?aff=aff0eventful

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