The film approaches the last traces of the Yiddish Litvak civilization in Eastern Europe. During the rule of the communists all remnants of this culture were annihilated by them. The last inhabitants of former Yiddish shettls (settlements) recall their standing to preserve Jewish traditions and language, underground synagogues, hidden Toras and morsel of hope which attended them all those years.
Farewell, Yerushalayim de Lita!
There were very few lands in the world once named Jerusalem. One of them was the Lithuania-Yerushalayim de Lita. All the cultural and mental treads of Jews were aimed at Lithuania. The film fixes the last traces of destroyed unique culture of Litvaks (Lithuanian Jews) conveys the paintful confession of them, inquires to the background of tragedy during WW II.
The Glees Of Dijúta
The film reveals the uniqueness of the Lithuanian folk songs and dances. The folk group Dijúta from Vilnius performs folk songs, music and dance from the XVII - XIX centuries coming from all regions of the country.
They Are in Guard of Memory