A Prayer, Produced by Bat-Ami Rivlin '19 at Newfest New York LGBT Film and Media Arts Organization

Bat-Ami Rivlin '19 Produces Short Film in NewFest

October 10, 2018

Current student, Bat-Ami Rivlin '19 produced the short film, A Prayer with Alon Borten (director) and it's premiering in New York with NewFest, New York’s LGBT Film Festival.  


The film is showing on Sunday, October 28 at 1:15pm and Monday, October 29 at 3:15pm at Cinépolis Chelsea in New York City.  


Directed by Alon Borten, A Prayer, tells the story of “Maya, a religious Jewish woman, [who] admits her newfound attraction to a woman at synagogue to her husband, forcing her to question her identity and to ask for the unthinkable,” according to the website.


Presented by HBO, New York’s LGBT Film Festival features over 140 films, panels, and parties, and attracts over 12,000 attendees from around the globe. According to the website, “NewFest is dedicated to bringing together filmmakers and audiences to build a community that passionately supports LGBT cinema and storytelling.”


Bat-Ami Rivlin is an Israeli artist based in New York City. Her work has been featured at SVA Chelsea Gallery, SVA Flatiron Gallery, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, NARS Foundation Gallery, BronxArtSpace, and the Knockdown Center. She is the recipient of the SVA Fine Arts Grant (2014) and the SVA Bronze Casting Grant.