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.
Waltham, Mass. : National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University, 2006.
Video — 2 videodiscs (NTSC, 135 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Presents the state of Yiddish culture in contemporary Israel through interviews with Yiddish-speaking people from many different walks of life, from socialist Bundists in Tel Aviv to the Orthodox in Jerusalem, from people in the street to poets, singers, revolutionaries, journalists and actors for whom Yiddish is a living language in the midst of Hebrew. They share stories and vignettes of their experiences, their love of Yiddish language and literature and the attitude in Israel toward Yiddish.