Latter Day Jew
Dir. Aliza Rosen | 81 min
Documentary USA 2020
Fourth Night of the 2021 Hanukkah Film Festival (Nov 28-Dec 5)
Meet H. Alan Scott – a gay, former Mormon / converted Jew / cancer survivor / writer-comedian searching for his spiritual path and preparing for his Bar Mitzvah at age 35. The documentary covers his Mormon upbringing, eventual conversion to Judaism at age 31, and preparation for his Bar Mitzvah. Before he can become a man in the eyes of Jewish law, he wants to figure out what it means to be the best Jew he can be and even figure out what that means.
Wednesday, December 17:00 PM Cafritz Hall