The Mohel

Short Forum

Family expectations and financial strain force James to confront the transactional nature of religion, and the realities of maintaining old traditions in a modern world.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 4

Director Icon Director
Charles Wahl

Daniel Maslany, Kaelen Ohm, Sam Rosenthal
Executive Producer Mike Masters
Producer Charles Wahl, Evan Kelly, Gharrett Patrick Paon
Screenwriter Charles Wahl
Cinematographer Guy Godfree
Editor Amy Mielke
Production Design Michael Pierson
Art Director Jesse Stewart
Production Company Accomplice Content Supply Co.
Contact Charles Wahl
Canada 2020 15 min. In English and Hebrew Trailer | Review | Interview | Article | Interview | Review


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Charles Wahl is a Canadian filmmaker. His recent short video project, A Short Portrait: Brent, was chosen as the closing film of the TIFF x Instagram Shorts Festival in conjunction with the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. He wrote and directed Little Grey Bubbles, an Official Selection at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival, Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, Aspen Shortsfest, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, and many others. It premiered online via Short of the Week, while also being selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick. In addition to making films, Charles works internationally directing commercials.

Photo: © Aaron McKenzie Fraser