Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish Montreal

Tuesday, May 7
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1hr 17mins // directed by:Eli Batalion & Jamie Elman // featuring:Eli Batalion & Jamie Elman // DCP

Part of The National Center for Jewish Film's Annual Film Festival.

Comedy duo and best friends Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman (creators of the series YidLife Crisis) explore their hometown’s heritage by eating their way across Jewish Montreal in this savory, calorie rich nosh-umentary. Bagels, smoked meat, chocolate babka, Sephardi home cooking, hipster culinary fusion: our guides fress and schmooze with local historians, curators, and chefs. Delve into 100 years of Montreal’s rich, unique Jewish history in this delicious gastronomic adventure.


Preceded by Egg Cream

A sweet history of the beloved chocolate soda drink born on the Lower East Side from filmmaker Peter Miller (Jews & Baseball) and his daughter.