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Bonnie Burt Productions

The Latest from Bonnie Burt:
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Strong Love

STRONG LOVE
Strong Love is the story of what happens when world-class weight lifter Jon Shapiro and his childhood sweetheart Holly James-both born with Down syndrome-decide to marry.

My Sister, My Bride

My Sister, My Bride
When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, in a ground-breaking act, ordered the County Clerk to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Farrell and Caren come to be married at San Francisco City Hall in a civil ceremony.
Available now on DVD!

from TREES CRY FOR RAIN THE BELIEVERS: STORIES FROM JEWISH HAVANA
Jack London, California vigilantes, McCarthyism, the Cold War and agribusiness all come to life in this quintessential American story of how a group of immigrants found their new home, a home on the range.
Available now on DVD!
from TREES CRY FOR RAIN THE BELIEVERS: STORIES FROM JEWISH HAVANA
Not many cowpokes roam the West singing social justice songs - fewer still do it in Yiddish!
Available now on DVD!

 

More videos about Jewish life:

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from TREES CRY FOR RAIN TREES CRY FOR RAIN: A SEPHARDIC JOURNEY
Rachel Amado Bortnick takes the viewer on a fascinating journey exploring Sephardic roots and recalling the rich, vanishing world of Sephardic culture and the Ladino language. Study guide for classroom use is available.--
from COMING OF AGE COMING OF AGE: ADULT BAT MITZVAH
Women from age 32 to 82 discuss their personal reasons for becoming b'nai mitzvah in adulthood instead of at the usual age of thirteen.

 

 


 

Bonnie Burt Productions
Bonnie Burt has been documenting Jewish life for 20 years. Her videos have been seen at the Museum of Modern Art and at Lincoln Center in New York as well as in film festivals world wide and on television. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and son. ---

Three videos about the Jewish communities of Cuba:---

from TREES CRY FOR RAIN THE BELIEVERS: STORIES FROM JEWISH HAVANA
This video documents the "Special Period" in Cuba since the fall of the Soviet Union and highlights the difficult economic conditions and the resurgence of Jewish religious life.
from TREES CRY FOR RAIN ABRAHAM AND EUGENIA: STORIES OF JEWISH CUBA
How two keepers of the faith have been able to cling to their beliefs during the last 35 difficult, post revolutionary years.
from TRIP TO JEWISH CUBA TRIP TO JEWISH CUBA
A group of American Jews who have come bringing humanitarian supplies to Cuba leave with more than they could have imagined.
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