New Yiddish Talkies: A Short Film Program

The Toronto Workmen’s Circle co-presents a program of short Yiddish films at the upcoming Toronto Jewish film Festival.

These films will be available for screening Thursday October 29 to Friday October 30 with a Zoom Q&A session with the creators Saturday October 31st.

Workmen’s Circle members are eligible for a 25% discount off the ticket price by quoting “WORK@TJFF” when ordering tickets.

Tickets can be ordered online at or by phone 416-324-9121.

For program detail go to .

From a magical-realist comedy set in Hasidic Brooklyn, to two masterly-directed films based on stories by Sholem Aleichem and Franz Kafka, TJFF presents an eclectic collection of wonderful new shorts films from around the world, produced in the Yiddish language. Plus, two charming English shorts show a younger generation reflecting on the Yiddish language and values they have inherited.

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