Film

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Homelessness (Yiddish On a Hajm-bal shuwe) - Polish film from 1939 in Yiddish, which is based on the song of Jacob Gordin.  The film shows a typical Jewish history, one of many being shown in those years. Living in...
Purim Clown (Der Purimszpiler)
The film is set before World War I in a small Galician town in Kazimierz district of Cracow.  Gecl, Purim clown, appears in a small town. He cannot find work anywhere, but finally a poor shoemaker, Nuchim, employs ...
Judel plays violin
Judel playing the violin (Yiddish Judł mitn fidł) Polish film from 1936 in Yiddish. The film is about itinerant musicians. The main character is a young violinist, Judel, who dresses like a boy. Girl travels with her...
Letter to Mother
Letter to Mother (Yiddish A briwełe der mamen) - Polish-American film from 1938 in Yiddish, which is based on the song Osherowitza Mendel. The story begins in the film before World War I in a small Galician town. D...
Mateczka
Mateczka a film based on the success of scenic Molly Picon, art "Mamele" Mayer Schwartz, enjoying a very successful thirties on the Vistula. The popularity of the song was so great that they decided to move it to the ...
Nasielsk. Three minutes from 1938.
A unique film from before the Holocaust.
Salto - Jewish motifs in the film by Konwicki
Tadeusz Konwicki, a recognized author of excellent novels titled ‘A Minor Apocalypse’[Pol. Mała Apokalipsa’] and ‘A Chronicle of Amorous Incidents’ [Pol. Kronika wypadków miłosnych] will also be remembered as a screen...
The Oath
Oath (Yiddish Tkhijes khaf) - a Polish film made in 1937 in Yiddish. In this film the Choir of the Great Synagogue in Warsaw apperaed. The story refers to the parable of the fact that she is determined her future h...
Sins
Sins (Yiddish, At Chejt) - Polish film in 1936 in Yiddish. Since the anti-Semitism in Germany increased, many talented Jewish artists came to Poland. One of them was famous director Alexander Marten. The film "Sins...
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