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Back to the Soil

Directed by Bill Morrison
United States, 2014
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

In 1924, Jewish tradesmen in the newly-formed Soviet Union relocated to the Ukraine, Belarus and Crimea to form farming colonies. The film is of a tour to survey the so-called “Agro-Joint colonies," shot during one week in May 1927 by Bill Morrison’s grandfather, James H. Becker.

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Back to the Soil Directed by Bill Morrison