Producers

Sasha Klein

Guntis Trekteris

Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

 

Co-Producers

Simone Baumann

Brian Skillen

 

Associate Producers

Ruth Bar-On

Ronni Bar-On

Ira Wagner

Andrew Perloff

June & Ron Daniels

 

Colorist

Sergio Bezrukoff

 

Sound Recordists

Vitaliy Grinshpun

Natalia Pavlova

Daniel Nidel

Arvids Celmalis

Slava Frenklalh

Shem Tov Ish Shalom

Gaffers

Michael Miroshnik

Benjmin Lidsky

NY Assistant Producer

Lillian Johnson

 

Makeup Artist

Alona Bell

 

Radio Reenactment

Itzhak Noy

 

Post-production Facilities

PHD

Zinko

Digital Lab Cinepost, Ltd,

Michael Klein

Sami Tat

 

Technicians

Igor Raizberg

Or Elbaz

 

Conform

Dana Sakhnovsky

Poster design

Anja Gula

 

Translation

Igor Limonik

Legal

Galit Lubetzky

Arie Gandelman

IBA Legal Bureau

Attorney Liat Fainaru

 

IBA Director of the Economic Department

Sush Cohen-Hazot   

Production Insurance

KM Danor

Moshe Kozlovsky

​"Song for Sylva"

Written and Composed by

Kathy Seplow

Performed by

Adi Zisman

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“How to Escape from the USSR”

GPM ETV, Russia, 2009

“Wedding”

Channel 5, Russia, 2010

Foundation for Documentary Projects​

​​Jerusalem Cinematique

CBS News Wazee Digital

Movietone

NBC News

ITN Archives

Director & Producer

Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov 

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Editor

Bracha Zisman-Cohen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Composers

Karlis Auzans

Didi Erez

 

Graphic Designer

 Armands Blumbergs

 

Sound Designer

Rotem Dror

  

Cinematographers

Andrejs Verhoustinskis

Franz Koch

David Stragmeister

Scott Sinkler

Daniel Miller

Sergei Freedman

Itzik Portal

Mike Bogatyrev

Rami Katzav

Egons Upitis

Emmanuelle Mayer

 

Line Producers

Oded Klein

Ieva Krivma

Gayle Cohen

 

Consultants

Julie Cohen

Zeesy Schnur

Michelle Tadmor-Ramanovich

Lina Chaplin

Rhonda Barad

Glenn Richter

Laura Bialis

Margy-Ruth Davis

Ilya Levkov

Galai Communication & Public  Relactions

Yossi Yudkovich

Film Conversion

Shai Drori Reformatting & Restoration Services

Tel Aviv Studios

 

Subtitle Editing

Danny Wool

 

Subtitles

capNsub

Transtitles

 

Synopsis Writers

Beth Sarafraz

Jonathan Marks

Danny Wool

Zelig Krymko

Glenn Richter

Maja Bitton

Accountant

Aharon Zaicev

Grant Writer

Jon Hogan

Archives:

IBA Archives                             

Marina Michaeli 

 

"Kuznetsov Diaries"

 Slava & Lina Chaplin, 1980

Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA)

 

"Let My People Go"

Micha Shagrir, 1970

Israel Film Service

"How It Was"

Telecompany VID, Russia, 1999

 

Israel Film Archives

AP Archives

Visenews

Vanderbilt Archives

Yeshiva University Archives

Commission Editor IBA documentary department

Itay Landsberg-Nevo

 

IBA Producer in Charge

Alona Sharet

Participated in the film (by order of appearance)

Sylva Zalmanson, Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov, 

Edward Kuznetsov, Martin Vannerd, 

Oleg Kalugin, Anatoly Altman, Yosef Mendelevich

Israel Zalmanson, Philipp Bobkov, 

Yona Zalmanson, Ruth Bar-On

Also participated in making the film & history

Mark Dymshits (RIP), Wolf Zalmanson, Arie Chanoch, Boris Penson, Meri Chanoch (RIP), Yuri Fedorov, Alexei Murzhenko (RIP),

Alevtina Dymshits (RIP), Liza Dymshits, Julia Dymshits

Hillel Butman, David Ma'ayn, Yuli Kasharovsky (RIP)

Glenn Richter, Sylvia Waliis, Barbara Oberman

Zelda Harris, Sima Kaminski, Yasha Kedmi

Malcolm Hoenlein, Jerry Goodman, Doreen Gainsford

SPECIAL THANK YOU

Beit HaOmanim Tel Aviv

Arie Berkowich

Esther & Israel Zalmanson

Zofnat Ohali

Eric Fihman

Victor Topaller

Debbie Gershow-Lindell

Sergey Nagorny

Anna Zicer

Guy Moshe

Jackob Spark

Emily Udler

Pauls Rēvelis

Regina Khidekel

Ron Dobervinsky

Adi Adar

Alina Lozovitzky

Boris Maftzir

Efrat Darky

Havatzelet Cohen

Illona Zalmanson

Liat Cohen

June Jacobs

Kristen Konvitz

Michael Datikash

Mikhail Nemirovsky

Oded Adar

Enid Wurtman

Avi Lehrer

Julia Tsodyks

Susan Green

Sima & Lassal Kaminski

Keren Weiss

Irine and Victor Schwitzer

Eli Valk

Aaron Wayne

Alex Margolin

Bareket Huli

Colin Schindler

Dor Yovel

Esther Lamm

Idan Zalmanson

Ira Leykina

Leonid Vilikhin

Martin Vennard

Mid-Island Y JCC

Norman Rosner

Olga Gershenson

Ya'akov & Hana Carmi

Tatyana Gilyutin

Shaarey Zedek Congregation (CA)

SPONSORS

Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA)

Latvia National Film Centre

Everyone who helped deserves a credit here!

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you believe your name should be on this list, or if it was misspelled.

Platinum Sponsors 

SELAH

Ronni Bar-On

Ruth Bar-On

The Wagner Family

Andrew Perloff

Daniels Foundation

Wendy Eisen 

Sylvia & Nigel Wallis

Gold Sponsors

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Shirley & Leonard Goldstein

Glenn Richter

Adele & Joel Sandberg

Peter & Marina M Roytman​

​Dr. and Mrs. Sanderson

Joseph Beenstock

Irine and Victor Schwitzer

Malcolm Pein

Barbara Oberman

Diana Schiowitz

Fiona Garland

Greg Yanez

Silver Sponsors 

Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry

Freda Bluestone Birnbaum in memory of Jacob Birnbaum

Dr. Benjamin Barankin

Bella & Levy Tsirulnikov

Nevler Family

Diana Schiowitz

Fiona Garland

Mark Karpovsky

Robert & Doris Gordon

Samuel Zalmanson

Martin Koenig

Irina Minkin & Leonid Shtilman

Philip Ladovsky

Ruth Morris

Bella Kit

Martha Barvin

Sima & Lassal Kaminski

 

Bronze Sponsors 

Alexander Soloveichick

Anat Wilnai Efrat

Anna Pliskyn RIP

Bill Evans & Susan Green

Debra Silver

Edna & David Magder: In memory of Roberta Bucovetsky who worked tirelessly in behalf of Soviet Jewry
Elhanan Feldman

Enid Wurtman

Faivus Brauer

Hanna Korpel

Itta Horol

Joyce Rosenfeld 

Laura Bar-Alon

Larisa Matelsky

Lena & Michael Filshtinsky

Liba Zilber

Lili & Solomon Drezner

Martin Koenig

Michael Salzhauer

Michael Tsifansky

Mira Kagan

Netta Ravins

Paula Gantz

Paula Tekela

Rami Amir

Reuven Lax

Rosemary & Harry Klahr

Sandra Knisbacher

Save a Child's Heart UK

Sima & Lasal Kaminski

Tal & Dana Cohen

Yehoshua Eliashiv

Yuli Surpin

 

Croudfunding donors  

A&A Meikson

Alex Koifman

Alexander Soloveichick

Anatoly Altman

Alexander Matlin

Amy Posner

Ann Komaromi

Ary Grinberg 

Avishag Fridman

Avivit Nahum Katz

C TUGENDHAFT

Cheryl Banks

Clara Gordon

Constantin Skoblinsky

Carole Feinberg 

Chava Zalmanson

Charles Loukus

Edward Markov

Eileen Cohen

Eric Fihman

Elaine Dubow Harris

Eti & Alex Ganin

Eva Novikov

Esti Koen

Gale Zemel

Genrich Krasko

Gil Press

Gunter Schmidt

Gregory Kaidanov 

Grigoriy Etinberg

Grigory Zolotnik

Ina & David Kwartin

Inna Dubchak​

Isaac Mavorah

Illona Zalmanson

Koby Zalmanson

Konstantin Dulin

Marina Korenevsky

Marina Strinkovsky

Martha Fischer

Michael Beizer

Michael Brodsky

Michael Kuznetsov

Mikhail Schiller

Mindy Portnoy

Margalit Shpilberg RIP

Maria Sterlin

Marvin Verman

Marina Strinkovsky

Michael Koifman

Michael Salzauer

​Michael Sigalovsky

Michelle Domanico

Miriam Ezrachi

Sara M. Averick: In memory

of my Aunt Rochel Mark

Wolf Zalmanson

Barbara & Cecil Gold

Burton Brown

Baruch Rumshiskiy

Boris Ginis

Dan Roginsky

Dany Golubitsky

Dafna Cohen

David Duke

David Crawford

Dean & Debbie Zemel

Felix Jacobson

Fred Pizov

Howard Kaufman

Jason Ganetsky

Jeff Berger

Judy Patkin

Lessa Roskin

Lena and Oleg Fishman

Leonid Gershovich

Lev Agmon

Lina Golan

Luba Bar-Menachem

Nachman Palanker

Nachman Palanker

Natan Guryevskiy

Ossie Schlossman

Pam Cohen

Peter Cohn

Peyrets Goldmacher RIP

Rachel Karklin

Rena Khayat

reuven pizov

Richard Rubenstein

Scott Sinkler

Simona Gamarnik

Susan Gordon

Susan Applebaum

Susan & Yehezkel Cain

Stan Peterburgsky

Stanley Silverstein

Sharon Kaufman

Shirley Osher

Shulamith Berger

Susan Sklarin

Susan Sonders

Tali Kellerstein

Tatiana Borovikov

Tzipi Vivien Radonsky

veronica boico

Vitaly Vovnoboy

Vladimir Itkin

Vladimir Yelensky

Zinovi Brusilovsky

Designed & created by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov 2016