PRESS HIGHLIGHTS

"A whimsical hybrid of musical, memoir and documentary looks at Bernard Madoff through the lens of Jewish identity." - Review in The New York Times 9/6/22
"Rabins’ seriousness of purpose is balanced by a lightness of touch, which makes “A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff” an original -- lyrical, emotional and thoughtful." - Review in The Oregonian 9/6/22
"Resonant...“A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff” Musically Excommunicates a Villain of the Great Recession" - Feature review in Willamette Week 8/31/22
"A bizarrely cinematic wild card...Anyway you look at it, it's a breath of fresh cinematic air." - Review in Independent Magazine after NYC premiere at #NYJFF
"A unique rough gem of a film, A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff frames the Madoff scandal as an affinity scheme from a uniquely Jewish lens..." - Review in The Knockturnal after NYC premiere at #NYJFF:
"You’re bound to connect with this film in more ways than you might think….” Review in advance of NYJFF in TWI-NY
"A beautiful little film…one of the highlights of the festival." - Review in FLM.Nu after Tallinn Black Nights of Cinema Festival
Feature in The Atlantic:"What 'A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff,' Taught Me About Mourning"
Feature Oregon Jewish Life:"“A Kaddish For Bernie Madoff's” Journey From Stage to Screen"
J.Weekly review: "Avant-garde film says ‘Kaddish for Bernie Madoff,’ in its own eccentric way"
Alma reviews the film:"In 'A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff,' A Surprisingly Relevant - and Very Jewish - Story Unfolds"
Think Out Loud (Portland NPR) radio interview: "Movie by Portland filmmaker focuses on Madoff scheme"
Review in The Forward:"How to say kaddish for Bernie Madoff"
Review in The Rogue Valley Messenger:"Highly, highly recommended: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff"