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Sixth & I

Punk Jews

Film Screening

Jun 22, 2014 • 7:00 pm ET
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Profiling Hassidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists, and more, Punk Jews is a documentary that explores an emerging movement of committed Jews and provocateurs who are asking, each in his or her own way, what it means to be Jewish in the 21st century.

Jewish artists, activists and musicians from diverse backgrounds and communities are defying norms and expressing their Jewish identities in unconventional ways. In the process, they are challenging stereotypes and breaking down barriers. The film follows Yishai, lead singer of Moshiach Oi; Radical performance group, the Sukkos Mob; the renegade Orthodox participants of Cholent; the Amazing Amy Yoga Yenta; Kal Holczler, founder of Voices of Dignity; and African American Jewish hip hop sensation Y-Love.

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Video: "Punk Jews Trailer"