International Actress Judi Beecher is Back in New York with the award winning film “Tango Shalom”
Multi-Award Winning Actress/Producer and native New Yorker, Judi Beecher, stars opposite Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Renee Taylor (The Nanny), Joe Bologna (My Favorite Year), Karina Smirnoff (Dancing with the Stars), and Jos and Claudio Laniado in Tango Shalom. Tango Shalom brings together religions and cultures of all kinds, in a warm, feel good dance comedy. The film was produced by Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and directed by Gabriel Bologna.
Judi previously co-starred in the French Television series, La Garçonne “Boyish” by Paolo Barzman and in Dany Boon’s, La Chitite Famille, “Family is Family”. She is currently working on the role of Audrey in “Won’t you Be My Neighbor”, a 1950’s film noir period piece – directed by Danielle Cambell.
Judi’s breakthrough film role in Tango Shalom is Raquel Yehuda, the loving and traditional Jewish mother of five and wife of a Hassidic Rabbi. Her world is turned upside down overnight when her husband tells her of his vision to dance the Tango in a televised dance competition to save his Hebrew school.
Judi’s character Raquel, goes through an emotional rollercoaster; based on the traditions of the Jewish Hassidic law which dictates that a man can not touch a woman other than his wife. The story takes place in the Hassidic community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
The film gives a warm and humorous view of not only Jewish Life but life in general. It brings together religions and cultures of all kinds, in a warm feel good dance comedy.
At its first two festival screenings in 2021 “Tango Shalom” won the Critic’s Award at the Jaipur Film Festival and the Best Comedy Award at the Montreal Independent Film Festival 2021 and Best Film of the Toronto Film Channel. It is officially selected in festivals around the world.
The NEW YORK Premiere of TANGO SHALOM is Thursday, June 10, 7 pm at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
Get Tickets here: BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL- Tango Shalom
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You can also watch the film online through the festival now until June 13th.
For more information: Krasney Management: 310 497 6665