Shorts

Shorts
Four Questions for a Rabbi
Four Questions for a Rabbi
Jay Rosenblatt / Stacey Ross
United States, 2008
Betacam SP (PAL) | 12min. | Mixed | VOSC

Production: Laurie Coyle (jayr@jayrosenblattfilms.com)

Screenplay: Jay Rosenblatt
Editor: Jay Rosenblatt
 
Sinopsis
When Stacey Ross unexpectedly died in 2007, her friends contacted filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt to complete a project she had only just begun. The result is Four Questions for a Rabbi, a film that touches upon issues of identity, persecution and mortality.
 
Bio
Jay Rosenblatt has been making films since 1980. He has had retrospectives of his work at the Denver International Film Festival, IMPAKT in the Netherlands, the Brussels Film Museum, the São Paulo International Short Film Festival and at the MoMA in New York. He has a Master's degree in counselling psychology and, in a former life, spent many years working as a therapist.
 
Festivals

Director's Choice - Black Maria Film Festival, 2009
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, 2009
Punto de Vista, 2009
Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, 2009