Khabensky presented his film “Sobibor” to the UN
New York is one of the stops in the overseas picture tour, which began in Warsaw and ends with the May 9 show in Berlin. On the eve of the film, she was represented at the Russian Embassy in Washington, where employees of the US State Department and various diplomatic missions were invited.
The film “Sobibor” is “another page of that great, terrible, terrible war, which we all hope will never happen again,” said Russian permanent representative Vasily Nebenzya before the show.
He also noted that the death camp "Sobibor", where almost 250 thousands of people died during the year, "remained in the memory of people not only as a symbol of suffering and rigidity, but also became a symbol of the triumph of the human spirit, the spirit of people tormented by harsh tortures."
At the end of the show, the audience applauded the film.
Recall the picture is based on real events and tells about the only thing for all history World War II successful uprising in the Nazi death camp "Sobibor" in Poland in October 1943. The uprising of prisoners was led by a Soviet officer, Alexander Pechersky.
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