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City of Joel

Directed by Jesse Sweet
83 min / 2018 / USA / English - Yiddish / Documentary
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50 miles north of New York City, a town called Monroe becomes a microcosm for a divided nation as a land dispute between an ultra-orthodox Hasidic sect and their secular neighbors erupts into a turf war.

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Director: Jesse Sweet
Writers: Jesse Sweet, Federico Rosenzvit
Executive Producers: David Gordon Green, Ryan Kampe
Producers: Jesse Sweet, Federico Rosenzvit, Hannah Olson
Cinematographer: Lucian Read

Cast

Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel
Members of the town of Monroe, NY
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