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Rare home movies from Soviet Dissidents now in Israel recall the time,when they subversively used the Purim story to educate and inspire Soviet Jewish youth on forbidden Jewish culture. Grainy old videos show the artists’ courage and imagination in using theater as political resistance.

film details

Documentary Short / Dir: Anat Vovnoboy / 2013 Israel / Russian, Hebrew w/English subtitles / 14 min

festivals

New York Jewish Film Festival, Berlin Jewish Film Festival, Toronto Jewish Film Festival

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