Movie & Deli Night ~ “Dough”
Saturday, February 6, 2016 ~ 6:30 PMJonathan Pryce stars as an old Jewish baker whose faltering business is inadvertently saved by his young Muslim apprentice in this British dramedy! Widowed and down on his luck, Nat Dayan (Pryce) is desperate to save his bakery in London's East End. His customers are dying off, his sons have no interest in keeping afloat the family business, and hostile businnessman Sam Cotton (London Film Critics Circle Winner, Phillip Davis) has his own greedy plans for the property. In a pinch, Nat reluctantly enlists the help of teenager Ayyash (Jerome Holder), a Muslim refugee from Darfur. Ayyash assists with the bakery's daily chores while selling cannabis on the side to help his struggling mother make ends meet. When Ayyash one day accidentaly drops his stash into the dough, the challah starts flying off the shelf, and an unlikely friendship forms bewteen the old Jewish baker and his young Muslim apprentice. The cast of characters is rounded out by Tribeca Film Festival Best Actor winner, Ian Hart as a tough marijuana dealer and Oscar Nominee, Pauline Collins as the landlady. Directed by John Goldschmidt, "Dough" is a warmhearted and gently humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places.
6:30 PM - Deli dinner from Ben & Bill's 7:30 PM - Movie (approximate time)
Cost: $18/person - Beth Emeth members $23/person - non-members CLICK HERE to Register On Line. CLICK HERE for More Information. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler