The Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish FilmFest - Matter of Size
Drama, Germany, 2009, 90 minutes
Hebrew/Japanese with subtitles
Directors: Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
Saturday, October 9 • 9 pm • Cedar Lee Theatre
Fed up with being ridiculed for their weight, four blue-collar friends from the small Israeli city of Ramle discover the world of sumo wrestling. With the help of a Japanese former Sumo coach, they decide to become sumo wrestlers. This sweet, hilarious story was nominated for 13 Israeli Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Sponsor: Fran & Jules Belkin