In 12th century York, Rav Menachem is a dedicated Master of the Law, whose life is wrecked when his brother dies. Menachem is obliged by the Law to marry Chana, his brother’s widow, and to meet her sexual needs – a task that plays havoc with his studies. Anxious to get his scholar’s life back, he turns to his knowledge of ancient Jewish magic, and fashions a Golem – a man of clay, who can be animated and reanimated to satisfy his wife’s desires. But Gideon the Golem turns out to useful in other ways too…

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11 Nov

8.00pm + Q&A

London JW3 Hall

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18 Nov

8.00pm

Manchester Cineworld Didsbury

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19 Nov

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19 Nov

3.30pm

London Picturehouse Central

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22 Nov

4.00pm £5 event

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