by Amy Stone

Love. Marriage Only Connect…

Twentysomething sheltered Hasidic girl falls in love with confused non-Jew, despite her father’s opposition. (“Nick & Rachel” an urban romance by New Yorker Zalisa Rabin.) Thirty-something assimilated Jewish filmmaker documents attraction to Lubavitch for once assimilated women. (“The Return of Sarah’s Daughters” by Californian Marcia Jarmel.) Fifty-something Argentinean Jewish woman trains a non-Jewish manto pose as her Jewish fiance, and falls in love with him, in the process. (“Autumn Sun,” a feature starring two of Argentina’s top actors, directed by Eduardo Mignogna.)

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