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Trembling Before G-d

Original title
Trembling Before G-d
Running time
80 min.
United States United States
John Zorn
David W. Leitner
Cinephil / Keshet Broadcasting / Pretty Pictures / Simcha Leib Productions / Turbulent Arts
Documentary | Gay & Lesbian
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Synopsis / Plot
Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passionate love of Judaism and the Divine with the drastic Biblical prohibitions that forbids homosexuality.
2001: Berlin: Don Quixote Award - Special Mention, Teddy (Best Documentary)
2001: Chicago International Film Festival: Gold Plaque
2001: L.A. Outfest: Grand Jury Award
2001: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Truer Than Fiction Award
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