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Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

CTC Documentary

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Synopsis

“A very sweet, engaging and celebratory documentary with heft and beauty.” — The Globe and Mail

An offbeat, irreverent musical documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks, who wrote the soundtrack to Christianity’s most musical holiday. It’s an amazing tale of immigrant outsiders who became irreplaceable players in pop culture’s mainstream – a generation of songwriters who found in Christmas the perfect holiday in which to imagine a better world, and for at least one day a year, make us believe.

Release Date 11 November 2018
Running Time 1hr 04m
Rating CTC | Not yet classified
Cast Kang Ho, Steven Page, Gaston Poon, Decker Williams
Director Larry Weinstein

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