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‘Tzadeikis’: An Intimate and Fantastical Look at the Hasidic World

Today on Jewcy: A secular artist directs a Hasidic, Yiddish film.

by
Kelsey Liebenson-Morse
January 31, 2018

Tzadeikis, or “Holy Woman” is a short film set in Boro Park’s Hasidic community. “A magical realist dark comedy about mortality, mysticism and the metaphysics of facial hair” Tzadeikis is written and directed by NYU film student Emily Cheeger as her thesis project.

Kelsey Liebenson-Morse is a writer and teacher living in New York.

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