The Cakemaker

Germany/Israel, 104m, DCP

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened June 29–September 20, 2018

Gay German baker Thomas begins an affair with Oren, a traveling Israeli businessman in a heterosexual marriage, only to lose his new lover in a tragic car accident. A grieving Thomas travels to Jerusalem where under a false identity he befriends Oren’s widow Anat and begins working in her café—but his deception threatens their burgeoning connection. A festival hit across the globe, The Cakemaker is a deeply moving exploration of the power of food, family, faith, and desire. A Strand Releasing release

In Hebrew, English, and German with English subtitles

Centerpiece: New York Jewish Film Festival

Screens daily through Thursday 9/6: 1.25pm, 5.35pm

A film by Ofir Raul Graizer

[A] humane, heart-kneading debut feature.”