Saturday, May 18, 2019
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-05-18 14:00:00 2019-05-18 15:30:00 Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish Montreal 05/18/2019 - 14:00 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Directed by Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman (Canada, 2018, 62 min.). Digital. Boston premiere.

Comedy duo and best friends Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman (creators of the series YidLife Crisis) explore their hometown's heritage by eating their way across Jewish Montreal in this savory, calorie-rich nosh-umentary. Bagels, smoked meat, chocolate babka, Sephardi home cooking, hipster culinary fusion: our guides fress and schmooze with local historians, curators, and chefs. Delve into 100 years of Montreal's rich, unique Jewish history in this delicious gastronomic adventure. 

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Egg Cream

Directed by Nora Claire Miller and Peter Miller (USA, 2018, 15 min.). Digital. Boston Premiere.

A sweet look at the enduring meaning of the beloved chocolate soda drink born on the Jewish Lower East Side from filmmaker Peter Miller (Jews and Baseball) and his daughter.

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Past Dates and Times

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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