A Russian-Jewish teen in Germany offers a fierce comic take on modern Jewish life and the hypocritically tolerant way in which his world works.
“Masel Tov Cocktail ingredients: 1 Jew, 12 Germans, 3 oz. culture of commemoration, 2 oz. stereotypes, 2 tsp. patriotism, 1 tsp. Israel, 1 falafel, 5 Stumbling Blocks, 1 dash antisemitism. Directions: Place all ingredients in a film, bring to a boil, and shake vigorously. Garnish with klezmer music. Serving suggestion: Flambé before serving; enjoy at the cinema. 100% kosher.”
Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 30 mins
Director: Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch
Languages: German, Russian, with English subtitles