Abe
(Canada-wide)

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Abe is a whole-hearted, sweet and tasty film that is every bit relatable. Brooklyn’s 12-year-old Abe cooks to unite his half-Israeli and half-Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong. Abe tackles religion, family drama and food. Young actor Noah Schnapp delivers a sensitive performance and Brazilian musician and actor Seu Jorge offers viewers comedic relief that is the heart of this film. Directed and written by accomplished young LA-based Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Grostein Andrade, the film tracks Abe’s growth as a chef, while he struggles at home to understand the historic religious beliefs held tightly by his headstrong family members. This film unapologetically reveals the complications of mixed families with sensitivity and humour.

SPONSORED BY:
David Schwartz and Debby Freiman, John Anthony and Wendy Fouks, Sandra Broudy and Tobin Robbins

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Festivals and Awards

  • Winner - Audience Award - Washington Jewish Film Festival in 2019
  • Grand Prize,  Jury Award -  365 International Film Festival 2020

Event Details


Film Info

Year 2019
Country USA, Brazil
Director Fernando Grostein Andrade
Cast Noah Schnapp, Seu Jorge, Dagmara Dominczyk
Runtime 85 min
Language English
Genre ,