Aleeza Chanowitz, Aaron Geva, and Mickey Triest sat down with Solzy at the Movies to discuss Chanshi during the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. Chanshi offers a glimpse into the lives of Olim in Israel through the lens of the titular Orthodox Jewish woman from Brooklyn. As I wrote in my review during Sundance, Chanshi feels rather cathartic in a way and presents Israeli life through an Olim lens that we rarely see in episodic television…"Chanshi: Interview with Aleeza Chanowitz, Aaron Geva, Mickey Triest"
Chanshi offers a glimpse into the lives of Olim in Israel through the lens of the titular Orthodox Jewish woman from Brooklyn. Everyone is on a journey. Sometimes, they transition from secular to Chasidic or they become less religious and leave Orthodoxy. Chanshi (Aleeza Chanowitz) comes from a Chabad-Lubavich family in Brooklyn and starts changing up her life when she visits Israel for Nomi’s (Marin Schon) wedding. But first, some quick backstory: Chanshi is engaged…"Chanshi – Sundance 2023"
Solzy at the Movies will be running on the ground during the 2023 Sundance Film Festival and there’s no shortage of films to see. It’s hard to believe that I was flying to Park City for my first Sundance Film Festival on this date in 2018. It’s hard to believe that it has already been five years! Maybe it’s because March 2020 was a gazillion months long but it certainly doesn’t feel like five years.…"Sundance 2023: The Excitement Begins"