Jewish Film Festival

Chewdaism:  A Taste of Jewish Montreal

Discussion led by Rabbi Eligberg, Ann Cramer, and Esta & Henry Skoburn on Sunday, March 21, 7:30 PM

Viewing dates: Anytime, on your own.  The link will be active for 48 hours before the discussion. 

Buy a Household Ticket for this film: $22, $12 JCC Member

Buy an Individual Ticket for this film $11, $6 JCC Member

If you are a member of a different JCC, please call us for a  price adjustment.

Optional: Dinner Montreal Style


 Canada, 2018, 62 minutes, English, French, Yiddish with subtitles

This delightful documentary from the creators of the hit Yiddish web series “Yidlife Crisis,”  

follows the two native Montrealers as they eat their way through the longtime Jewish district and the rich cultural history of Jewish Montreal over the last 100 years. It’s a day like no other as our guides explore classic Jewish eateries and their take on farm-to-table Kosher dishes. This delicious film is a gastronomic adventure to be savored, a warm-hearted, affectionate tour of Montreal with a pair of hilarious and hungry guides with a bottomless appetite for great food and witty conversation.

Directors: Eli Batalion & Jamie Elman

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 *These fees are used to pay the distribution rights to show the film.  Please help us by purchasing the package appropriate for your viewing needs.

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Order Tickets Online (No additional fee applies when ordering online.)

You can also call the JCC, 518.377.8803 from 9 AM to 8 PM from Monday to Friday, and from 9 AM to 3 PM on Sundays.

The link for the film will be activated 48 before the film discussion. The links for the film and the discussion will be sent a few days prior to the discussion. discussion.  If you didn't get the links by the screening day,  and the links are not in your spam box, please let us know.  



Virtual ticket holders will receive an e-mail with two links until one hour before the film is available to watch. (Check your junk mail folder if you don't receive this.)
One link will be for the film itself, the second link will be for the discussion, which is going to be through ZOOM. 
Once the film becomes available you'll have a time frame to watch the film prior to the discussion,  Ticket sales will close three hours before the time of the discussion.  
Some movies that are shown on Vimeo, will require you to register in order to watch the film. The registration is free. 


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For additional information please contact Judy Bem-Ami at
Refunds will be available for canceled or rescheduled programs.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, films may be canceled or rescheduled without prior notice. 
This program is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY, and it was made possible through the generous support of the Epstein Jewish Cultural Fund, Meyer and Mary Kurland/Gebell Fund, Jonas and Edith Fleminberg Jewish Cultural Fund.


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Please note: The links will be sent to you at the end of Shabbat, so you can have the possibility to watch the film Saturday evening, or prior to the discussion on Sunday. 



All Food offered on these programs is Kosher and certified by the Vaad Hakashrut of the Capital District.

Please note: The dates ad times of specific programs may change.  Please visit again closer to the date of the program or call 377-8803 for updates.


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