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Movies that Matter: Film Screenings for Schools

They Ain’t Ready For Me


Thursday, November 12, 2020
12 – 1 pm

Special screening event and live Q&A
Run time: 89 minutes

This moving documentary tells the story of Tamar Manasseh, a Black rabbinical student who is combating gun violence on the South Side of Chicago with magnetic, self-assured energy through her organization MASK, or Mothers Against Senseless Killings. They Ain’t Ready for Me explores the complex identity and motivations of an extraordinary person who is Jewish and Black, and how these intersecting identities offer her a road map for addressing one of America’s most urgent crises.

Q&A featuring: Director Brad Rothschild and film subject, Tamar Manasseh

Film available for streaming November 9-12; live virtual Q&A at November 12 at 12 pm EST with Brad Rothschild, director, and Tamar Manasseh, protagonist.

To register, fill out the registration form or email moviesthatmatter@thejm.org.