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The song of life

The song of life, Tony Lykouressis

The odyssey of the Jewish community on the island of Zakynthos (Zante), from the mid-15th century to the present day. In particular the film describes the case, unique in the whole of Europe, of a Jewish community that did not lose a single one of its approximately 300 members during the Nazi occupation of Greece as the island’s bishop and mayor at that time, with the support of Zakynthos’ Christians, saved all their Jewish country-men from persecution by the German conquerors at a time when 89% of the Jews in Greece died in death camps…


Tony Lykouressis

Production / Release:
Greece, 2002

Genre / Runtime:
Documentary, 65'

The song of life

Wednesday, May 26th @ 18:00

cinema Europa

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