Archive for April, 2013

World Premiere of “Dude Where’s my Chutzpah?”

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

“Dude Where’s my Chutzpah?” is a comedic web series which follows Jessie as she inherits a large sum of money from her Grandma only to discover in order to get the cash she must “Live JEWISH for a year.”

From an underground Israeli hip hop scene, to the front lines of the West Bank, to dinner tables of the ultra Orthodox communities, Jessie discovers a plethora of ways to experience Judaism. Borat and Lucille Ball had a love child. Meet Jessie Kahnweiler!

The series will have its world premiere May 19th at 6pm at the followed by a Q and A with the director and cast, live music, and local brews. The series will debut on YouTube the following day with all 11 episode (5 minutes each) launching simultaneously.

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Notes from the Tribe at UCLA

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Will Deutsch’s Six Points project, Notes from the Tribe, will be featured at the Hillel at UCLA. The gallery will be featuring a work-in-progress presentation from Notes from the Tribe, a series of illustrations depicting various Jewish traditions and experiences, as well as characters from the Torah. Inspired by the golden age of cartooning, and using patterns found in classic Judaica, Will’s goal is to create a temporary Jewish body of work whose perspective is uniquely American.

Check it out March 14th – April 10th, and find more details here!

Screening at El Cid

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Jessie Kahnweiler’s new pilot “Never Have I Ever” will be screened as part of El Cid’s Short Film Night! This monthly party and screening event regularly attracts a wide mix of international filmmakers and scenesters who have entered the vortex of the Los Angeles independent film world.

Check it out Wednesday, April 3rd, at 8:00. Tickets are $8 at the door, and you can find more details here!