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Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

Pittsburgh Premiere
When Gabrielle Zilkha volunteered to work in Africa, religion wasn’t at the forefront of her mind. But when the Jewish New Year came along she realized she was a lone Canadian Jew awash in a sea of Christians. Surprisingly, she finds a group of practicing Jews in a remote town in Ghana. In this engaging and funny documentary, Zilkha explores their history—could they be descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel?—while asking her own big questions about religion.

The April 28 screening will be followed by a conversation with director and star Gabrielle Zilkha. Click here to read our interview with Gabrielle. 

South Hills Village 10 screening sponsored by South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh.

Community Partner: Moishe House Pittsburgh

Director(s): Gabrielle Zilkha

Released: 2016

Country: Canada/Georgia/Ghana/USA

Length: 84 minutes

Language: English, Sefwi and Twi with subtitles