DINKING FOR FAITH: A CROSS-CULTURAL ISRAELI PICKLEBALL ADVENTURE
COUNTRY — ISRAEL YEAR — 2022 RUNNING TIME — 24 min LANGUAGES — HEBREW SUBTITLES — ENGLISH DIRECTOR — RABBI GOLAN BEN-CHORIN
Open your eyes to the story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish pickleball novices in Haifa who share a love for the game and the desire to create a shared society. This group of religious and secular women and men from various orientations and worldviews examine the value of shared leisure time on the court together. The establishment of the group earned film director Rabbi Golan Ben-Chorin the honor of being the first rabbi to appear in Sports Illustrated!
COUNTRY — USA YEAR — 2022 RUNNING TIME — 24 min LANGUAGES — ENGLISH SUBTITLES — N/A DIRECTOR — JOSH GREENE
Meet Josh Greene, a Southern-California based filmmaker and an avid surfer. As the narrator of this personal documentary, he investigates the antisemitic origins of his favourite pastime that involves swastikas carved into the first commercially-produced surfboards, the German-American bund and Hollywood’s first surf film. By speaking about his own experience and interviewing other Jewish surfers, Greene creates a very enlightening movie.