Yiddish World Remembered, A

Shanachie   (2002) / Region All
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Yiddish World Remembered, A

A Yiddish World Remembered looks back at the all but vanished Jewish way of life that existed in Eastern Europe before War World II. Through never before seen archival films, vintage photographs, traditional cantorial and Klezmer music, and personal recollections, once vibrant cities and small towns (shtetls) come alive again. The few remaining eyewitnesses share their compelling stories about life in the poor but close knit communities where rabbis settles disputes, yentas gossiped, boys dedicated themselves to learning, and humor pervaded every aspect of life.

The Film explores everything from the fascinating language of Yiddish, the style of dress, and the traditional foods to the vibrant cultural, religious and political life that in Poland alone could support 24 Yiddish language dailies.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added May 03 2010
  • Production Year 2002
  • Empire SKU 1531953
  • UPC Code 016351099792
  • Studio  Shanachie
  • Packaging Slim
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-SL

Features

A 40 Minute Program Of Vintage Home Movies And Period Newsreels From The 1930s Depicting Intimate Scenes Of Daily Life In The Small Towns Of Poland, Hungary And Czechosloakia
Vibrant Color Film Of Warshaw's Jewish Quarter, A Festive Seven Day Wedding Celebration That Drew Over 20,000 People, Street And Marketplace Scenes Of Book Sellers, Fruit Vendors, Cattle Traders And Much More

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  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Video
    Standard 1.33:1 Color

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