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Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria (2016)

A moving documentary that illuminates the lives of a Sephardic community in Greece whose story speaks for all people who have been decimated by war and discrimination. The story is set in ... See full summary »

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A moving documentary that illuminates the lives of a Sephardic community in Greece whose story speaks for all people who have been decimated by war and discrimination. The story is set in the beautiful, idyllic city of Kastoria where Jews and Christians lived in harmony for over two millennia. In October of 1940 it would all be destroyed after the invasion of Greece by Axis forces. Initially occupied by Italy, the Jewish community remained safe. After Mussolini fell from power the Nazis took control of the town, dooming the community that had existed since the times of the Roman Empire. The film uses never before seen archival footage, vibrantly bringing to life just one of the many Jewish communities that had existed in Greece before the end of World War II. "Trezoros" (Ladino/Judeo-Spanish term of endearment meaning "Treasures") is a highly emotional story told by it's survivors, with interviews filmed on location in Kastoria, Thessaloniki, Athens, Tzur Moshe, Tel Aviv, Miami, Los ...

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Amazing First Hand Accounting of the Horror Our People Rose from
28 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

God Bless you El Russo. Tears to our eyes listening to the stories of what they endured. My Popou at the end, God bless his soul. I strive to be one ounce of what they were.


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