Dmitry KHAVIN
Дмитрий ХАВИН
Dmitri KHAVINE
Russia, 2009, 44mn 
Colour, documentary
Across the Narrow Bridge
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По узкому мосту

 

 Par le pont étroit

 Po uzkomu mostu

 
Directed by : Dmitry KHAVIN (Дмитрий ХАВИН)
 

Plot synopsis
A group of first generation Americans of Soviet Jewish background travel to Ukraine to explore the Jewish history of the region. They tour former shtetls, visit ancient cemeteries, walk through the old Jewish neighborhoods in Kiev, Odessa and Lvov. Throughout this journey the trip participants share their feelings and the families' stories on the issues of assimilation, living in fear of discrimination and Jewish identity.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Annual Independent Russian-American Documentary Film Festival in New York​ (Tribeca), New York (USA), 2010