The Last Maccabee


On the eve of her Bat Mitzvah, RACHEL LEVINE, the innocent daughter of New York’s most powerful crime boss, faces the impossible choice of informing for the FBI or watching her whole family go to prison for life. As Rachel discovers what it is to be an adult woman in the eyes of her family and of her community, she sees her parents as human beings for the very first time, and learns just how far she would go to protect her family.

Academy Nicholl Fellowship Semi-Finalist - the most selective screenwriting competition in the world.  Other former Semi-Finalists include Damon Lindelof (Lost), Michael Ardnt (Little Miss Sunshine, and Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad).

Written under the mentorship of Academy-Award Nominee E. Max Frye (Writer of Foxcatcher) and Academy Award Nominee Melissa Mathison (Writer of E.T.)

** SHOOTING 2017 **