Semyon ARANOVICH
Семён АРАНОВИЧ
Semion ARANOVITCH
USSR, 1991, 140mn 
Colour, documentary
The Grand Concert of Peoples / Peoples Gala Concert
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Большой концерт народов

 

 Le Grand concert des peuples

 Bolshoy kontsert narodov

Russian subtitle : Дыхание "Чейн-Стокса"
 
Directed by : Semyon ARANOVICH (Семён АРАНОВИЧ)
Production : Lenfilm, ACK
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
A landmark documentary; Semeon Aranovitch explores the roots of Russian anti-Semitism during Stalin's final years, set around the murder of the brilliant actor Solomon Mikhoels and the case of a group of Russian doctors charged with attempting to poison Stalin. Aranovitch draws on rare archival footage and interviews with survivors and their descendants to relate this untold history.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1992