Shtetl


3h 1996

Brief Synopsis

Documentary in which producer Marian Marzynski revisits a family "shtetl," a small village in Bransk, Poland, where he escaped the Warsaw ghetto and was raised by Christians. Tells the homecoming story of two elderly Polish-American Jews who return to their families' shtetl. They are aided by a Gent

Film Details

Also Known As
Frontline, Frontline (04/17/96)
Release Date
1996

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Synopsis

Documentary in which producer Marian Marzynski revisits a family "shtetl," a small village in Bransk, Poland, where he escaped the Warsaw ghetto and was raised by Christians. Tells the homecoming story of two elderly Polish-American Jews who return to their families' shtetl. They are aided by a Gentile with a curiosity for Jewish history. The pilgrims face old neighbors -- some who were betrayers, others who were saviors.

Film Details

Also Known As
Frontline, Frontline (04/17/96)
Release Date
1996

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

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