ZELIMO (Aleks Rosenberg, 2001)

An autobiographical film written, directed and edited by Aleks Rosenberg, Zelimo opens in the Catskills in 1964, where 12-year-old Zelimo Kalinsky, a Russian Jewish immigrant currently wearing camouflaging blackface, is alone in the dark of night performing rituals involving a bow and flaming arrow that will become comprehensible at film’s end. There are flashbacks (Zelimo, […]