Mark and Tsale, chil­dren of Eastern Euro­pean Jews that fled to Curaçao, travel back to the home coun­tries of their ances­tors. In a docu­men­tary road-movie across Curaçao, 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.

Title: A Shtetl in the Caribbean
Year: 2014
Duration : 1 hour, 39 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015

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