Mom Mom Loves Herbert


Herb and Marg may be teenagers in love, but he’s Jewish and she’s Catholic, and their mothers are not happy about the impending marriage. Filmmaker Paul Zinder explores his parents’ mixed marriage by utilizing mixed documentary techniques, all in an effort to discover the keys to a happy union.

  • Roles Director, Writer, Producer, DoP, Editor
  • Genre Experimental Documentary
  • Exhibition Formats 16mm, DigiBeta, DVD
  • Length 71 min.
  • Language English

Festivals & Selected Screenings

John’s Hopkins Office of Cultural Affairs – Multimedia Discussions (Baltimore, MD) 2000

International Jewish Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA) 1999

Maryland Film Festival (Baltimore, MD) 1999

Maryland Film Festival Tour (state tour, Maryland) 1999

Rhode Island International Film Festival (Providence, RI) 1999

Athens International Film and Video Festival (Ohio) 1997

Hoyt’s New Filmmaker’s Showcase (Syracuse, NY) 1997


Kodak Production Grant, 1996 - 1997

Production Stills