A Shtetl in the Caribbean

Sherman De Jesus Long documentary - 2014 - 99 min.

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Mark and Tsale, children of Eastern European Jews that fled to Curacao, travel back to the home countries of their ancestors. In a documentary road-movie across Curacao, the United States, Belarus, Ukraine and Israel, the childhood friends are reminded of the sacrifices their parents had to make to provide their family with a better future. The story is revealed in a journey that takes them from the desolate wastelands of Eastern Europe to the exotic Caribbean, a contrast metaphoric for the history of Mark and Tsale’s ancestors.

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Marielle Kloosterhuis
Alfred Edelstein
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Netherlands