2021 JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival

The Broken Candle & Blewish

Expired November 29, 2021 5:59 AM
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Enjoy this free, family friendly film as part of JCC Chicago's Eight Nights/8 Lights Celebration.

When Ezra brings homemade latkes to class to celebrate Hanukkah and visits a Jewish home for a shabbat dinner he is comfortable and content, but others are confused and question his identity. Ezra is Black and Jewish (Blewish). Frustrated, he decides to conceal his Jewish identity. But, when Ezra meets two other blewish siblings struggling with their identity, Ezra realizes that showing his authentic self can help others see that they're not alone! 

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  • Runtime
    4 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Ezra Edmond
  • Producer
    Ezra Edmond