29 2019

CJFF: Latter Day Jew

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Nickelodeon Theatre 1607 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 254-3433 info@nickelodeon.org

Contact Joshua Edwards

$ Cost $ 0.00

Picture a 30 year old, converted Jew, preparing for his Bar Mitzvah in a room full of 12 year olds. That’s H. Alan Scott, the Latter Day Jew.

On October 29, join us as we welcome to Columbia, SC, comedian H. Alan Scott with Aliza Rosen, the Director/Producer of the Latter Day Jew. Scott and Rosen will introduce the film and participate in a lively discussion about the making of the film and Scott’s journey from Mormonism to Judaism.

October 29 at 7:00 pm
(85 Minutes/English)
Comedian H. Alan Scott, a gay ex-Mormon, converts to Judaism and embarks on a religious journey that culminates in his bar mitzvah. While comedy is king, the best scenes of the film address the true challenges in Scott’s conversion: What does it mean for his relationship with his Mormon family in Missouri? How did his scare with cancer impact his religious journey? How does his gay identity intersect with his religion beliefs?

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/264181041