$6 Tuesday Meetup @ Living Room Theaters! Menashe

Grab a drink and let’s go see a movie! Bring friends and some good conversation to discuss the film, its characters, the production and more. The Living Room Theater is the location of our weekly Tuesday meetup. Most movies they play are independent, foreign, artistic with an occasional blockbuster.

We meet Tuesday evenings to take advantage of their $6 Merry Movie special. They have weekday showings of all their movies in the 7:00 hour, and those are the showings we’re shooting for. If you see something coming up there that you’d like to recommend as our Living Room movie of the week, message me or post it on the board by Wednesday the previous week

MENASHE

Deep in the heart of New York’s ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe—a kind, hapless grocery store clerk—struggles to make ends meet and responsibly parent his young son, Rieven, following his wife Leah’s death. Tradition prohibits Menashe from raising his son alone, so Rieven’s strict uncle adopts him, leaving Menashe heartbroken. Meanwhile, though Menashe seems to bungle every challenge in his path, his rabbi grants him one special week with Rieven before Leah’s memorial. It’s his chance to prove himself a suitable man of faith and fatherhood, and restore respect among his doubters. 

Director: Joshua Z WeinsteinCountry: USAGenre: DramaYear: 2017Run Time: 01:22:00imdb Score: 7.1/10 (84 votes)Language: YiddishRating: Not RatedCast: Menashe Lustig

“Here is a film dedicated to recognizing our most common obstacles, its quiet storytelling largely accompanied by those feelings at the bottom of anyone’s gut: guilt, shame, defeat. MENASHE is a gorgeous ode to everyone’s inner screw-up.”
Nick Allen – ROGEREBERT.COM

“My heart broke a little near the end of MENASHE, a sweet comedy that’s not without a bit of sadness. For sure, this funny and tender film prompts cheerful smiles, but sometimes they turn melancholy.”
Ken Jaworowski – NEW YORK TIMES

“With its intimate focus, MENASHE avoids indicting the strict logic that stifles its anti-hero’s individuality (though secular viewers can reach their own conclusions). Instead, it succeeds at showing how his challenges are more universal than judgmental viewers might think.”
Eric Kohn – INDIEWIRE

AWARDS
Nashville Film Festival 2017
Lipscomb Ecumenical Prize

Sarasota Film Festival 2017
Terry Porter Visionary Award

FESTIVALS

Independent Film Festival of Boston 2017

Cleveland Int’l Film Festival 2017

Berlin Int’l Film Festival 2017

Seattle Int’l Film Festival 2017

Montclair Film Festival 2017

Nashville Film Festival 2017

Sun Valley Film Festival 2017

Sarasota Film Festival 2017

Sundance Film Festival 2017

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SHOWS DO SELL OUT!!! Living Room Theater has small rooms with assigned seats. It is in your best interest to buy your tickets ahead of time at the Living Room Theater website. There is a $1 surcharge to buy tickets online. http://pdx.livingroomtheaters.com/index.cfm ( http://pdx.livingroomtheaters.com/index.cfm )

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