Life is Rich
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About

 

About the film

Three generations of one Jewish American family argue about the relevance of religion, while taking ample breaks for a nosh and a laugh.

HOST A SCREENING

Life is Rich is a film that uniquely connects multi-generational audiences and sparks conversations. Engage your community in laughter and lively discussion with a screening.

Our community screening kit includes a selection of fun event formats, discussion prompts, and detailed instructions on how to facilitate your event.

“With humor and poignancy Life is Rich captures the present day American Jewish dilemma of stimulating the next generation to be identified as Jews. A great film for the whole family to see and talk about way into the night.”

Aviva Kempner, Director, The Rosenwald Schools

ENGAGE YOUR COMMUNITY

Possible objectives include:

  • Draw your community closer through laughter and lively conversation.
  • Inspire members to become more connected to your organization's social and educational programs.
  • Engage millennials in spirited discussion about their cultural and/or religious identities.
  • Create a setting where stories and joy can be passed down from one generation to another.
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“I need to call my mom and get her recipes.”

Overheard in the ladies' room

FEATURING

  Bonnie Rich,  an award-winning writer, producer, and director  Alan Rich , Bonnie’s strong and often-silent husband  Leah & Rebecca Rich , Bonnie & Alan's twenty-something daughters

Bonnie Rich, an award-winning writer, producer, and director
Alan Rich, Bonnie’s strong and often-silent husband
Leah & Rebecca Rich, Bonnie & Alan's twenty-something daughters

  Sandy & Florene Bernstein , Bonnie’s parents aka  Bubbe  &  Zayde

Sandy & Florene Bernstein, Bonnie’s parents aka Bubbe & Zayde

  Rabbi Shira Stutman , Senior Rabbi,  Sixth and I Historic Synagogue  in Washington, DC.

Rabbi Shira Stutman, Senior Rabbi, Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC.

  Rabbi David Paskin , founding rabbi of OHEL, and  singer/songwriter  living in South Florida

Rabbi David Paskin, founding rabbi of OHEL, and singer/songwriter living in South Florida

“Humorous and poignant, charming, relatable. I am not your target demographic, but you won me over in the first five minutes.”

Mark Maxey, Director

Soundtrack features music of
the Casco Bay Tummlers

  Listen the lively klezmer music of the Casco Bay Tummlers  here

Listen the lively klezmer music of the Casco Bay Tummlers here

The film is supported in part by funding from