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Title Trembling before G-d [videorecording] = Le-fanekha bi-reʻadah / [presented by] Simcha Leib Productions and Turbulent Arts in association with Keshet Broadcasting, Ltd. (Israel) in co-production with Pretty Pictures (Paris) and Cinephil, Ltd. (Tel Aviv) ; produced by Sandi Simcha Dubowski and Marc Smolowitz in creative collaboration with and edited by Susan Korda ; director/producer, Sandi Simcha Dubowski ; producer, Marc Smolowitz.

Imprint [New York] : New Yorker Video, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    305.8924 TRE    Available
Edition Letterboxed.
Description 2 videodiscs (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Disc 2 contains: a 36 min. documentary about the film: Trembling on the road / directed and produced by Sandi Simcha Dubowski; a short film by the director: Tomboychik; Mark: the musical.
Disc 2 contains special features: interview with the director; more interview footage with Rabbi Steve Greenberg, Rabbi Aron Tendler, Rabbi Aharon Feldman, Rabbi Meir Fund, Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin; a discussion of the opening scenes; a discussion among the facilitators of Petach Lev: the Trembling Before G-d Israeli Education Project; conversation with editor/creative collaborator Susan Korda; deleted scene; a discussion of the atonement ceremony for sexual sins; theatrical trailer; international resources, links, and glossary.
Contents disc 1. Feature -- disc 2. Special features.
Credits Director of photography, David Leitner ; music, John Zorn.
Event Shot on location in Israel, New York City, London, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco.
Summary A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
In English, Hebrew and Yiddish with optional Hebrew, Yiddish and Spanish subtitles.
Subject Jewish gays.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Orthodox Judaism.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Orthodox Judaism.
Homosexualidad -- Aspectos religiosos -- Judaísmo.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Dubowski, Sandi Simcha.
Greenberg, Steven, 1956 June 19-
Simcha Leib Productions.
Turbulent Arts (Firm)
Keshet Broadcasting.
Pretty Pictures (Firm)
Cinephil, Ltd.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Added Title Trembling before God
Le-fanekha bi-reʻadah
ISBN 1567303218
Standard No. 717119823344
Music No. 82303 New Yorker Video

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