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Jewish life in pre-war Poland subject of new doc

Using primarily amateur home video footage originally shot by the relatives of Polish Jews living in the US, a new Polish-language doc Po-Lin, Slivers of Memory, showcases Jewish life in Poland prior to the Second World War. Filmmaker Jolanta Dylewska began compiling footage as early as 1996, then added commentary and subtitles to make her 80-minute film.
March 25, 2009

Using primarily amateur home video footage originally shot by the relatives of Polish Jews living in the US, a new Polish-language doc Po-Lin, Slivers of Memory, showcases Jewish life in Poland prior to the Second World War. Filmmaker Jolanta Dylewska began compiling footage as early as 1996, then added commentary and subtitles to make her 80-minute film.

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