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2019 Dayton Jewish Film Festival
June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$8 – $9
Redemption tells the story of Menachem, a widowed single father working in a supermarket. A devout Orthodox Jew, he is devoted to his 7-year old daughter Geula, who needs medical treatment his low wages can’t afford. He has the notion to contact his old friends and reunite their band. It’s a decision that leads Menachem to reassess his faith, his past and his own ambitions. Exploring themes of parental love, male friendship and the importance of being true to yourself, there’s a gentleness and sincerity about Redemption that belies a story pitching rock ’n’ roll against religion.