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
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.
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.
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