[New York?] : First Run Features, [2001?]
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrators, Leonard Nimoy, Sarah Jessica Parker ; featured experts, Arthur Herzberg, Mayer Schiller, Samuel Heilman.
Producers/directors, Menachem Daum, Oren Rudavsky ; writers, Menachem Daum, Robert Seidman ; executive producer, Arnold Labaton ; director of photography, Oren Rudavsky ; editor, Ruth Schell ; music, Yale Strom.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
A life apart relates the story of the creation of the Hasidic post-Holocaust communities in the United States. Seven years in the making, this documentary explores Hasidic homes, schools, and ceremonies.
Special features: directors' commentary ; Thirteen/WNET NY interview with directors ;directors' biographies ; about First Run Features.
Hasidism in America
FRF 909716 First Run Features