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"The Vigil": Presented by JFI Next Wave

Thursday, February 4, 2021 22 Sh'vat 5781

All Day for 7 DaysStreaming February 4-11th

February 4-11: The Jewish Film Institute presents The Vigil — a JFI Next Wave film

The Vigil is written and directed by Keith Thomas in his feature directorial debut: a young man's journey over the course of an eventful night, in which, serving as a shomer in the house of Holocaust survivors in Hassidic Brooklyn, he has to face his own demons and intergenerational trauma, in order to reclaim his Jewish identity.

The online screening will be followed by a Q&A with Keith Thomas and surprise cast members, and will be available between February 4-11.

This film is geoblocked to California. After this content becomes available on Thursday, February 4 at 12:00 PM PST, you'll have 7 days to start watching. Once you begin, you'll have 48 hours to finish watching the film.

Purchase tickets. Use promo code NEXTWAVE to get $2 off the ticket price.

Presented in partnership with IFC Films and Tamar Simon from Mean Streets Management

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