Assistive Technologies

Safe Spaces

1hr 33mins
Directed by
Daniel Schechter
Justin Long

Boston Jewish Film Festival Opening Night! Followed by a conversation with star Justin Long and director Daniel Schechter.

Josh (Justin Long, Dodgeball) has a lot going on. His job as an adjunct writing professor is threatened after a student accuses him of being inappropriate in class. And his beloved grandmother (Lynn Cohen) is in the hospital, meaning his divorced parents (Fran Drescher, The Nanny, and Richard Schiff, The West Wing) and siblings (including Kate Berlant, Sorry to Bother You) need to all come together. This candid and often-humorous take on how we deal with modern crises, both unexpected and self-inflicted, is a testament to the importance of family — no matter how dysfunctional.

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