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Streaming January 14-26, 2022 Digital Screening Room

USA | 70 minutes | 2021

Ezra, May His Memory Be For A Blessing

World Premiere

Ezra's story is unique. Teenage suicide isn't. Ezra was a gifted artist whose passions and voice are imprinted in his drawings, collages, paintings, musical compositions, and journals. As we unravel the story of Ezra’s life and death, we gain a heartfelt, personal, no-holds-barred insight into teenage suicide and surviving its aftermath. This moving and impactful story is intended for mental health education and awareness, and the host of issues associated with teenage suicide, including the incomparable challenges facing those who are left behind.

Accompanying the film premiere is a discussion with director Walter Schlomann, parents of the subject: Moshe Weidenfeld & Shanee Epstein, and moderator Cora Patterson, senior manager at 211 Miami. To view the conversation please click here.

Director's Bio

Directed by Walter Schlomann

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Walter Schlomann has worked for over 30 years as a director, editor, cinematographer, and producer. Born in Brazil, he has worked on four continents (South America, Europe, North America, and Australia) on projects large and small, including music videos for Cyndi Lauper, Rob Zombie, and Michael Stipe, among others. He is an award-winning filmmaker currently based in Tampa, Florida.

Cast and Credits


Walter Schlomann


Walter Schlomann


Walter Schlomann


Walter Schlomann


David Weidenfeld, Moshe Weidenfeld, Shanee Epstein

Film Info






70 minutes


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