Louisville Jewish Film Festival: Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life Live Film and Special Event
February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
This touching film documents a community’s response to hate and antisemitism in the aftermath of the assault on three congregations at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. The lives of eleven people were taken on October 27, 2018 in the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history. As the Jewish community experiences tremendous grief, they face the resurgence of age-old threats that lead to horrific violence. Together with their neighbors, they meet fear with courage as they confront hate and strengthen the connections they have been building for years. Against the backdrop of a tumultuous period in the country, a traumatized community works together to heal as they experience the impact and dangers of anti-Semitism, racism, hate speech, and gun violence. Winner of Audience Award at San Francisco Film Festival; Winner of Best Documentary at Pittsburgh Jewish Film Festival.
This film is made possible by Congregation Adath Jeshurun through a grant from the Jewish Heritage Fund, Rabbi Joshua Corber’s Discretionary Fund and Cantor David Lipp’s Discretionary fund.