THE NEW RABBI - DOCUMENTARY

GENRE - DOCUMENTARY  l  LANGUAGE - SWEDISH/ENGLISH  l  COUNTRY - SWEDEN  l  LENGTH - 60 MINUTES   l  YEAR - 2014

DIRECTOR - IRENE LOPEZ  l  PRODUCER - STEFAN HENRIKSSON  l  EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - MARTINA STÖHR   l  DIRECTOR OF CINEMATOGRAPHY - GABRIEL MKRTTCHIAN  l  COMPOSER - OLLE MARKENSTEN 

LOGLINE

When David Lazar is hired as the Rabbi of the Great Synagouge of Stockholm he arrived with a promise of change. At the same time the catholic-raised filmmaker Irene Lopez who has married into the Swedish-Jewish community is invited in by Lazar as she wants to create and define her own Jewish identity.

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ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Irene Lopez is a director, animator and illustrator. Lopez came to Sweden as a political refugee with her parents from El Salvador. She has studies theatre sience at University of Stockholm, animation at konstfack in Eksjö and has a bachelor of arts in documentary frilmmaking from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts.

 

PRODUCTION COMPANY

CHAMDIN & STÖHR FILMPRODUKTION AB

DEVELOPED AND PARTLY FINANCED AT

STOCKHOLM ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS

CO-PRODUCERS & FINANCIERS

LJUD & BILD-MEDIA AB   l  PROVENTUS  l  APRICOT STONE  l  STHLM FILM MÄLARDALEN