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Black Honey, the Life and and Poetry of Avraham Sutskever (2018)

Dvash Shachor, Shirat Chayav shel Avraham Sutskever (original title)
The incredible story of Avraham Sutskever, the greatest Yiddish poet, who saved manuscripts from the Nazis, survived WWII due to Stalin's special rescue plane, testified in the Nuremberg Trials, and died anonymously in Tel Aviv.

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Uri Barbash

Writer:

Hadas Kalderon
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As long as Abraham Sutskever lived, he wouldn't let a film about his life be made. Today, eight years after his passing, Black Honey tells the incredible story of the greatest Yiddish poet of modern times. The man who led the Paper Brigade underground movement that saved Jewish manuscripts from the Nazis, survived the WWII due to Stalin sending him a private rescue plane, testified in the Nuremberg Trials, and immigrated to Israel in 1947 where he led Yiddish culture while writing in astonishing vitality.

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Israel

Language:

Yiddish | Hebrew | English | Russian

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2018 (Israel) See more »

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Yair Qedar See more »
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