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The women of 93 Queen are no ordinary feminists. Though the women’s rights movement has been well underway in the U.S. since the mid 1800’s, it’s influence has been very small in the Ultra Orthodox Jewish Community.  In the center of Brooklyn, NY, the heart of Hasidic Judaism, the first ever all women EMT service of Ezras Nashim, which translates to “women helping women”, is pushing the edges of strict gender norms within this conservative religious sect. Bold, inspired and controversial, 93 Queen offers an intimate view into the marrow of this usually private and veiled community, bearing witness to the tension between progress and tradition and candidly re-defining the modern scope of feminism.

Followed by a discussion led by Rabbi Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer

This program is made possible by the Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust.

‘Both surprising and deeply satisfying.” L.A. Times review

“The movie’s upshot is heartening, even inspiring.” NYTimes

Is 93Queen the Face of Hasidic Feminism?

FILM DETAILS

Documentary/Dir: Paula Eiselt / 2018 / USA/ 90 min

festivals

Official Selection Hot Docs 2018, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Cleveland Jewish Film Festival, Boston Jewish Film Festival, UK Jewish Film Festival, Vancouver

festival calendar

Location

Nickelodeon Cinema

1 Temple Street,
Portland, Portland, ME

Showtime

Tuesday, March 12, 12:00pm

Genre

Documentary

Running Time

90 minutes

Details

This film is also being screened in Waterville at RR Sq Cinema on Mar 10 at Noon.

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Additional Showtimes

Sunday, March 10, 12:00pm (Railroad Square Cinema)