by Lisa Klug

Half the Kingdom’ Creates Whole Community

When Montreal-based filmmaker Francine Zuckerman began her latest project, “Half the Kingdom)’ in 1983, little did she expect that upon its completion six years later she would find a community had grown out of it. “Kingdom;’ a documentary portraying the paths seven Jewish feminist leaders take towards finding their places in Jewish life, has attracted a cadre of women the world over who find that the movie echoes their own experiences. Since its release, the film has opened to full houses at festivals in the U.S., Canada, Israel and Europe. It began its official U.S. tour in January 1991 with Zuckerman, its producer and co-director.

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