A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff

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Produced by Lara Cuddy for Alicia J. Rose Productions & Photography.


Director Alicia J Rose surprised the world with “A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff”, a mystical meta-musical about the greatest financial fraud in history. A hybrid of memoir docudrama and narrative fantasy, the film tells the story of Madoff and the system that allowed him to function for decades through the eyes of musician/poet Alicia Jo Rabins, who watches the financial crash from her 9th-floor studio in an abandoned office building on Wall Street.

The film premiered at the 44th Portland International Film Festival and was met with rave reviews from publications like The Atlantic and The Forward.



Lara Cuddy


Alicia J Rose


Alicia Jo Rabbins

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