russian/new immigrants video

Gary Handman (
Wed, 3 Jan 2001 08:19:31 -0800 (PST)

Strange there isn't more on this.

Ergo Media ( has an older piece that might fit
the bill:

Dosvedanya Means Good-bye

Roberta Hantgan's remarkable film about Tamara Okun,
a Russian Jew who waited eight years to receive her exit
visa. As the years passed, her sense of Jewish identity
grew stronger and more profound. We follow her
family's journey from Leningrad to Vienna to their new
home in Washington, D.C. Narrated by Tovah
Feldshuh. A first hand profile in faith, courage and