Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

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Film Info
Runtime:51 min
Country Listing:Canada
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Larry Weinstein


A Hot Docs holiday favourite! Ring in the season with Larry Weinstein's fun and irreverent film about the Jewish songwriters who wrote the soundtrack to Christmas. From Irving Berlin to Mel Tormé to Jay Livingston, explore how a generation of immigrant outsiders forever transformed pop culture with classics like "Let it Snow", "White Christmas" and "Winter Wonderland." In Christmas, they found the perfect holiday in which to imagine a better world and, for at least one day a year, made us believe in it.

Get into the spirit with this specially curated Spotify playlist, which includes many of the holiday favourites featured in Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas.

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