About the Film
Moshe Yehuda, a Hasidic Rabbi and amateur Hora dancer(Jos Laniado), played by Jos Laniado, enters a televised Tango competition to save his Hebrew school from bankruptcy. There is only one problem: due to his orthodox religious beliefs, he is not allowed to touch a woman! At odds with his wife and five kids, the Grand Rabbi of his orthodox sect and his entire Hasidic community, Moshe seeks advise from a Catholic priest, a Muslim Imam, and a Sikh holy man. Together, they hash out a plan to help Moshe dance in the Tango contest “without sacrificing his sacred beliefs” setting in motion a fun, passionate dance movie. Tango Shalom tests the bonds of family and community as well as the bounds of tolerance and faith. From the maker of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Tango Shalom is a multi-awarded comedy/dance film starring Golden Globe nominee Lainie Kazan(My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 2, and soon 3), Oscar Nominee Renée Taylor(The Nanny, now on HBO Max),the Laniado brothers(Jos,Claudio), Judi Beecher, and Karina Smirnoff from Dancing With The Stars.
Won: Jaipur Critics Best Film-Jaipur International FF; Special Jury Mention Feature Fiction-New Delhi Film Festival; Best Comedy, Best Actor(Jos Laniado) Montreal Independent FF; Best Independent Film -Toronto Film Awards FF
Tuesday, May 11-14, 2021 | 7:00 pm
Film begins at 7:00 pm and is available for 72 hours. You must finish your viewing before the 72-hour period ends.
This film is licensed for North Carolina
The Laniado brothers(Jos , Claudio), Joseph Bologna, Gabriel Bologna, Zizi Bologna, Joel Zwick, Robert Meyer Burnett, Jordi Caballero