Love Thy Neighbor

An ultra-orthodox conservative Jewish group in southern NY attempts to use political power to annex land from its neighboring municipality-- but not without resistance.

  • Pat Rooney
    Director, Editor, Producer
  • Pat Rooney
    Cinematographers
  • Noah Kasman
    Cinematographers
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    38 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 9, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography

Pat Rooney is a documentary filmmaker in Princeton University's Program in Visual Arts, on a year of absence to travel and edit film. His documentaries focus on political corruption, concepts of "the other", and understanding how we dehumanize those whom we don't agree with.

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Director Statement

The director would to stress that he created this film as to expose a peculiar situation to a wider audience, and to raise questions of civic ethics; he rejects and condemns any anti-Semitic sentiments or statements associated with this film.