Wandering in the Woods-a Portlander’s Search for Jewish Identity

When 8-year-old Jackson arrives home from his Jewish Day School with tough questions concerning his Jewish Identity, it spurs his Dad, filmmaker and writer, Ken Klein, into grappling with issues of his own. With camera in hand, Klein sets out on a quest that leads him from Portland's Jewish leaders to outliers, to artists, scholars, parents, and their kids - and finally back to the Brooklyn housing projects in which he was raised, to figure out what it means to be a Jew in Portland, Oregon today.




Sunday, August 11