Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – Converts: The Odyssey of Becoming Jewish

February 20, 2023 Atlanta $16.00
Converts The Odyssey of Becoming Jewish

A look at what inspires someone to adopt a new faith, this edifying odyssey tracks personal stories of Jewish converts of various ages, nationalities and cultural orientations, as they embark on the complex conversion process. Diana from Costa Rica discovered her Spanish-Portuguese Jewish ancestry from a high school genealogy project. A Pentecostal Christian Torontonian, Adam questioned his beliefs as a teen. Polish Bianka sought community and an intellectual approach to spirituality. Their backgrounds differ, yet all seek identity and connection, negotiating family relationships and their own deeply rooted beliefs along the way. This thought-provoking study of religious self-discovery reveals a range of religious ideas and practices, and what it means to be Jewish today.

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Monday, February 20, 2023, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
931 Monroe Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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