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Jerome Holder's melting pot of 'Dough'

Jerome Holder's melting pot of 'Dough'

Are these the right times for a film set at the complicated intersection of Muslim and Jew, immigrant and native, rich and poor, young and old, black and white? A comedy no less? There may be no better time, says actor Jerome Holder, who will be in South Florida this weekend to lead pre- and post-screening discussions about his film, "Dough."

"What seems to be a theme is how encouraged people are to see a Muslim boy and a Jewish older guy getting along," Holder says of his Q and A sessions. "That is a question a lot of people pose to me: How did that work? Was it taken from your real-life story?"

Holder is one of the stars of "Dough,"...

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