Taste of China & Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sun, Dec 3, 2017 2:00 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Sun, Dec 15, 2019 2:15 PM
Film Info
Runtime:52 min
Country Listing:Canada
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Cinema Extra
Featuring:Irving Berlin
Mel Tormé
Jay Livingston
Tom Wilson
Steven Page
Dione Taylor
David Wall
Aviva Chernick
, Kevin Breit and The Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Larry Weinstein


Eggs rolls. General Tao. Fried rice. A fortune cookie. For many, the Christmas season is not complete without the one-two punch of Chinese food and a good movie. Join us for a screening of our new holiday favourite Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas, accompanied by a selection of Chinese classics from Toronto's iconic Taste of China Seafood Restaurant. An ode to the Jewish composers who have penned some of our most famous holiday songs, Larry Weinstein’s fun and irreverent film explores how the music of Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston and more shaped the soundtrack of the season, and in doing so, transformed a Christian holy day into a secular celebration.

Doors Open/Food Served: 1:00 PM
Screening: 2:15 PM

"Fabulously informative and fun" - The Globe and Mail

"Illuminates elements of holiday spirit that transcend religion" - POV Magazine

Additional Information

Hot Docs for the Holidays: Ring in the season with our annual gift of special events and free holiday classics.

Tickets: $26 (Members: $21)
Admission includes an assorted sampler of Chinese cuisine from Taste of China Seafood Restaurant. Veggie option available.

Bring a cash gift or non-perishable food item for The Stop.