Praying with Lior
Release Date: February 1st, 2008
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 27 min.
A rabbi's son, who has Down syndrome, has an extraordinary love of prayer.
Director: Ilana Trachtman
Distributor: First Run
Apart from its intriguing religious implications, the film is also a compelling look at the family, community and congregational pillars that support Lior. show more
Trachtman says she made the film to illustrate the plight of disabled Americans who must contend with houses of worship that lack handicapped access, but her documentary itself isn’t always so sensitive. show more
Trachtman's gentle profile does make for touching viewing, but she leaves too many questions unanswered. show more