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Toronto Jewish Film Festival premiere screening+Q&A with Director Anat Zalmanson Kuznetsov

Review "The programmers at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival have done an excellent job of presenting some very interesting stories at this year’s festival, but Operation Wedding may take the rugelach (I know-forgive me). The documentary uses archival footage and primary-source interviews, but it’s Anat’s family connection that really brings it alive. When she visits the gulag cell where her mother did time, the bleak reality overwhelms her, and it moved me to tears as well" read more

CJN: "Zalmanson-Kuznetsov had dreamt of making a documentary about her parents’ attempted escape from the Soviet Union, which eventually brought them to Israel, from the unique perspective of being their daughter. But in 2009, a car accident left her in critical condition and she almost lost the chance to follow through on her dream." read more...

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