On June 22, 1941 – The German and Romanian armies attack the USSR on the southern part of the front. The Romanians aimed to return to the Dniester River and regain control of Bessarabia and North Bukovina which were taken from them in the summer of 1940 by the Soviets. In late August 1941 the Germans grant the Romanian government the region on the east bank of the Dniester River, or as it is known in Romanian – Nistru. Hitler names this area – Transnistria.The film “Beyond the Nistru” depicts some of the Holocaust events that took place during the first year of the greatest patriotic war in Romanian occupied Soviet Union territories. The film enrolls the story of the suffering and death of hundreds of thousands of Jews – victims of the Holocaust perpetrated by the Romanians.


Beyond the Nistru

Israel 2016, Documentary - New Release

Written & Directed by: Boris Maftsir
Produced by: Zvi Shefy - Zvi Shefy Productions
Running time (2 parts): 97 min. (part 1), 66 min. (part 2)
Format: HD/DVD
Language: Russian & Hebrew with English, Hebrew, and Russian subtitles

DVD Release Date:01 June 2017

Synopsis


On June 22, 1941 – The German and Romanian armies attack the USSR on the southern part of the front. The Romanians aimed to return to the Dniester River and regain control of Bessarabia and North Bukovina which were taken from them in the summer of 1940 by the Soviets. In late August 1941 the Germans grant the Romanian government the region on the east bank of the Dniester River, or as it is known in Romanian – Nistru. Hitler names this area – Transnistria.The film “Beyond the Nistru” depicts some of the Holocaust events that took place during the first year of the greatest patriotic war in Romanian occupied Soviet Union...

Festivals

  • Haifa International Film Festival, 2016

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Festivals

  • Haifa International Film Festival, 2016