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
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.