The World Was Ours, a 50-minute documentary film dedicated to the memory of Jewish Vilna, celebrates Jewish life in Vilna, Poland prior to World War II. Narrated by award-winning actor, Mandy Patinkin, it draws on a large collection of video interviews with dozens of survivors and scholars, archival photographs and film footage, excerpts from diaries, letters, poems and newspaper stories. It features archival music evoking the spirit of the times and specially recorded performances in Yiddish, Polish and other music popular in Vilna between the two World Wars.

For a donation of $65.00, you will receive a DVD copy of The World Was Ours to express our thanks, along with an acknowledgement of your contribution.

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The reference guide for the documentary will be available through our website shortly. Check back soon for details!