Wasserman - The Rain Man

Seventy-three year old Wasserman swore never to pray again. He blames God for his family`s annihilation during the Holocaust. He is unwilling to forgive.But a dire situation forces Wasserman to reconsider. He needs money; his creditors are knocking on his door. The only way his religious neighbors will help him out is if he agrees to join them in the synagogue for a communal prayer to end the devastating drought that is plaguing their region. Now Wasserman has to confront his two daughters and grandson in a final attempt to hold on to his family and his land. He has 24 hours to make a decision...Awards & FestivalsAwards: Best Film, Girona International Film Festival - Besalu Jewish Competition, Spain 2006 Festivals:Jerusalem International Film Festival 2005Israel Film Festival in LA and NY 2005Golden Walnut Film Festival, Serbia 2005Fipa Biarritz International Film Festival, Official Competition, France 2006Shanghai TV Festival, China – showcase 2006Islantila International Film Festival, Spain 2006Orange County Jewish Film Festival, USA 2006San Diego Jewish Film Festival, ISA 2006Detroit Jewish Film Festival, USA 2006West Orange Jewish Film Festival 2006Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, Canada 2006Westchester Celebration of Jewish Film, Jacob Burns Film Center 2006North New Jersey Jewish Film Festival 2006Chicago Israeli FF, USA 2006Panama Israeli Film Week, Panama 2006Girona International Film Festival - Besalu Jewish Competition, Spain 2006Mexico Jewish Film Festival 2006Religion today International Film Festival, Trento Italy 2006Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival, 2007South Africa Israeli Film Festival 2007Hanoi Israeli Film Week, Vietnam 2007 – Openning NightRomania Israeli Film Week, Bukarest 2007 – Openning NIghtToronto Israeli Film Festival 2010Special Screenings:JCC of Staten Island, NY 2006 Congregation Beit Breira, Florida 2007Centre St. Louisת Vatican, October 2010Universities and Libraries:Harvard UniversityFlorida Atlantic UniversityToronto Jewish Board of Education

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