TEMPLE OF CREATIVE ARTS – GLEICH FAMILY THEATER
529 East Main Street in Ottumwa
Friday, June 9, 7:30p (Preview)
Sunday, June 11, 2:00p
Monday, June 12, 7:30p
SIXTY-SOMETHING WIDOWER KEN clings to his proud but fading Jewish congregation in the tiny town of Wiconee, Iowa; Colombian grad student Marianela, visiting to research her dissertation, represents a budding community of Latin Americans who are rediscovering their Jewish roots. As Mari’s true intentions are revealed, the synagogue’s antique Torah scroll becomes a critical character in the bittersweet (and occasionally comic) drama that unfolds. Inspired by a true-life events at the Synagogue of B’nai Jacob Congregation in Ottumwa, Iowa.
More Information Here – http://www.americangothicfest.org/tree-of-life