Monthly Screenings
Black Book
Dir.: Guillaume Ribot | 92 minutes

Black Book

France 2020 | 92 minutes | French | Hebrew subtitles

The Black Book, drafted during World War II, gathered unique historical testimonies, in an effort to document Nazi crimes against Jews in the USSR. Initially supported by the regime, The Black Book was eventually banned and most of its authors executed upon Stalin’s order. Told through the voices of its most famous instigators, soviet intellectuals Vassilli Grossman, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Solomon Mikhoels, the documentary provides a detailed account of the book’s tragic destiny shedding new light upon the Holocaust and Stalinism.