On June 22nd 1941, the Romanian Army attacked the Soviet Union alongside the German Army. The objective was to regain lands that had been taken by the Soviets. By the end of August 1941, the Romanian Government received from the Germans lands on the Eastern side of the Dniester River, Nistru in Romanian.
The film Beyond the Nistru depicts some of the Holocaust events that took place during the first year of the greatest patriotic war in Romanian occupied Soviet Union territories. The film enrolls the story of the suffering and death of hundreds of thousands of Jews – victims of the Holocaust perpetrated by the Romanians. Beyond the Nistru tells the story of the suffering and death of Jews, victims of the Holocaust perpetrated by the Romanians.