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The Danube exodus by Péter Forgács ; music, Tibor Szemző.

Publication | Library Call Number: DVD-0020

Hungarian filmmaker Péter Forgács documents the Jewish exodus from Slovakia just before WWII. Forgács uses footage taken by the captain of a Danube cruise ship, Captain Nándor Andrásovits. Captain Andrásovits filmed Slovakian Jews desperate to escape the coming conflagration, travelling by way of the Danube River to the Black Sea and then to Palestine. As the war continues he begins to ferry other refugees, such as Bessarabian Germans fleeing to Germany.

Format
Video
Author/Creator
Forgács, Péter.
Published
Netherlands : Lumen Film, 1998
Locale
Slovakia
Danube River
 
Record last modified: 2012-08-31 16:07:00
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