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The Paper Brigade

2018-03-15 Documentary 1hr 0m

Lithuania, 1941, during World War II. Hundreds of thousands of texts on Jewish culture, stolen by the Germans, are gathered in Vilnius to be classified, either to be stored or to be destroyed. A group of Jewish scholars and writers, commissioned by the invaders to carry out the sorting operations, but reluctant to collaborate and determined to save their legacy, hide many books in the ghetto where they are confined. This is the epic story of the Paper Brigade.

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Lithuania, 1941, during World War II. Hundreds of thousands of texts on Jewish culture, stolen by the Germans, are gathered in Vilnius to be classified, either to be stored or to be destroyed. A group of Jewish scholars and writers, commissioned by the invaders to carry out the sorting operations, but reluctant to collaborate and determined to save their legacy, hide many books in the ghetto where they are confined. This is the epic story of the Paper Brigade.

  • Released
    2018-03-15
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    n/a
  • Budget
    n/a
  • Runtime
    1hr 0m
  • Genre
    Documentary, History
  • Status
    Released
  • Language
    English, Français, Deutsch, עִבְרִית
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  • Production
    Les Films de la Mémoire, Pois Chiche Films, ARTE GEIE, RTBF, LRT

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Cast

Dominique Lévy

Dominique Lévy

Self - Narrator (voice)
Eva Mattes

Eva Mattes

Self - Narrator (voice)
Samuel Bak

Samuel Bak

Self - Painter
Bernard Suchecky

Bernard Suchecky

Self - Historian
Yonat Rotbein

Yonat Rotbein

Self - Ruszka Korczak's Daughter
Youval Louria

Youval Louria

Self - Z. Kalmanovich's Grandson
David E. Fishman

David E. Fishman

Self - Historian
Hadas Kalderon

Hadas Kalderon

Self - Actress
Liliana Cordova Kaczerginski

Liliana Cordova Kaczerginski

Self - Political Activist
Alexander Tamir

Alexander Tamir

Self - Musician
Itzik N. Gottesman

Itzik N. Gottesman

Self - Yiddish Culture Scholar
Sam Norich

Sam Norich

Self - Newspaper Publisher
Abraham Sutzkever

Abraham Sutzkever

Self - Writer (archive footage)
Avram Zeleznikow

Avram Zeleznikow

Self (archive footage)
Shmerke Kaczerginski

Shmerke Kaczerginski

Self - Writer (archive footage)
Zelig Hirsch Kalmanovich

Zelig Hirsch Kalmanovich

Self - Yiddish Culture Scholar (archive footage)

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