A documentary featuring interviews with Jews and their descendants from Czernowitz, who survived the deportation ordered by Germans in 1941 to a concentration camp, and now live in different parts of the world. Includes interviews with Jews who travel back to Czernowitz, including cellist Eduard Weissman from Berlin, the sisters Evelyne Mager and Katja Rainer, from New York, actor Harvey Keitel and the writer Norman Manea, as well as individuals who live today in Czernowitz, including Ukrainian student Tanja Kloubert and Johann Schlamp.
Video — 1 videodisc (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged ; 18 cm.)
A documentary film about two Bukovina Jews who have survived the persecution by Germans and Romanians: Rosa Zuckermann is ninety and Mathias Zwilling in his late sixties. They still live in Chernovtsy, the former Jewish center of the Bukovina region that is now part of the Ukraine. Director Volker Koepp poses questions and listens to their tales of suffering. Jewish cultural life in the region today is also explored.