In 1934, Staline created an independent state for communist Jews from the Soviet Union and around the world. Families immigrated from Ukraine, France, Brooklyn... After the purges and auto- da-fés of the 20th century, what is left of this country, its culture, and its language is teetering on the edge of oblivion. This is a darkly intimate portrait of Birobidjan, almost like an inventory prior to this community’s disappearance.
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