Show One Productions In conjunction with Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Toronto present...

Russian Jews. After 1948

Happening in the George Weston Recital Hall

In conversation with Leonid Parfenov: a screening of the Russian Jews: After 1948 (Documentary and Q&A)

Please join us for a very special and intimate evening with acclaimed Russian TV journalist Leonid Parfenov, who will be presenting the final part of his documentary trilogy Russian Jews: After 1948 and will meet with the audience for a Q&A discussion after the screening. The film is presented in Russian with English subtitles, and the Q&A will be in Russian with English translation.

Russian Jews is a documentary trilogy created and narrated by Leonid Parfenov that studies perceptions of Jews in Russia throughout the ever-changing history of the twentieth century and their role in the history of the country and the world.


About Leonid Parfenov:

Leonid Parfenov is one of the most respected independent journalists working in Russia today. After a long career as a news presenter and producer on Russia’s main channel, he has lately focused on mainstream TV documentaries, including Namedni, a long-running account of the last years of the Soviet Union. In 2010 he made international headlines for his outspoken criticism of TV journalism in Russia, referring to them as “not journalists at all but bureaucrats, following the logic of service and submission”.


In Russian with English Subtitles

The films of the Russian Jews trilogy were funded by Genesis Philanthropy Group.


Info: 416-737-6785, 

Film Length  - 126 min



February 27, 20187:30 pm


film with Q&A