• Praying With Lior (2008)

Praying With Lior

Release Date: February 1st, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 24th, 2009

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

A rabbi's son, who has Down syndrome, has an extraordinary love of prayer.

Director: Ilana Trachtman

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    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

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Trachtman's gentle profile does make for touching viewing, but she leaves too many questions unanswered. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    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

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