'Sukkah City': Re-examining a Jewish Holiday Through Design

In Israel for the Jerusalem Film Festival, filmmaker Jason Hutt speaks about his new documentary examining the international design competition devoted to rethinking Sukkot.

Growing up in Potomac, Maryland, Jason Hutt, to put it mildly, never thought much about sukkahs. “That holiday was just not on the radar,” he admits over coffee in Jerusalem. “Everyone paid so much attention to Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah that by the time Sukkoth came around, you were just too exhausted.”