In 1945, some 14 million Germans made a hasty escape from the Ostgebiete to the German West. This exodus took almost two million lives. Among the refugees was a four-year-old girl who would later become Britta Hosman’s mother. In this six-part series, Britta makes a reconstruction of her family history that was always kept under wraps. A personal journey back in time, informed by letters, photographs, old maps and family stories. Hosman visits the places the family passed on their flight from Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) to Munich.

Title: Het Duitsland van mijn moeder
Year: 2015
Duration : 44 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015

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