Picks and Pans Review: Geto: the Historic Ghetto of Venice

updated 04/18/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/18/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

PBS (10-11 p.m. ET)

The first Jewish ghetto bearing that name is depicted in this prize-winning documentary by opera-star-turned-producer Regina Resnik. The film traces the origin of the word to an abandoned foundry (geto) in Venice where the city's Jews were forced to move in 1516.

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