BBC to make film about Jewish traces in Vilnius

Scientists from the United States are continuing archaeological tests in Lithuania in search of traces of Jewish culture and history – a Canadian filming crew arrived in Vilnius with the scientists to film a documentary for Britain's national broadcaster BBC. The feature is expected to premiere in the fall of 2018.
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