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A reporter's plan to travel through Middle Asia, documenting the footsteps of Polish exiles. Your help is needed to make an important documentary a reality.
Krzysztof Hoffmann
2 Team Members

We are a group of people passionate about history, memory, and humanity, coming from diverse backgrounds from around the world. Separately we have pursued these passions through academic projects, community outreach, media and the arts. Now we come together to support a long-awaited project: An award-winning journalist’s journey in the footsteps of the thousands who trekked to freedom from Siberia to Iran during WWII.

This story of human perseverance and strength is the one of the men, women, and children who had been exiled and liberated from the Soviet labour camps. Their endless hope and courage is an inspiring testimonial to the power of love, sharing, and kindness in face of suffering and hardships; a testimonial that you will help produce and share with generations to come by supporting our project.

This important project has received support and funding from the Polish press, Institute for Culture from Paris, Institute for National Remembrance of Poland and a number of individual supporters from all over the world. However, we still need 6,000 to cover basic costs. We therefore turn to you to help make this time sensitive mission a reality.

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  • $10USD
    Gratitude Letter + surprise

    My personal gratitude letter and listing on the list of donors on event's website, Indiegogo, Facebook + surprise

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $25USD
    Personally edited Photo DVD

    Personally edited Photo DVD containg 50 of the most impressive photograps taken during the trip. Also my personal gratitude letter and listing on the list of donors on event's website, Indiegogo, Facebook

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $50USD
    Post card from ...

    Post card from location of Your choice.+ Previous perks

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $75USD
    Film DVD

    DVD or download of the film. + Previous perks

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $100USD

    I am writing a book that includes a series of reports, interviews, history of the different locations, travel reflections, and pictures from the journey. + Previous perks

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $150USD
    Memorial visit

    Probably the most important thing for many of you and part of the core of my journey: I will visit a memorial/grave of your choice (or do my best to find it if location is still unknown) and lay flowers, light candles, place message of your choice and send you a photo and/or film footage of the visit. + Previous perks

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $200USD
    Original local gift

    I will ship a local gift to you from a location on the journey (includes shipping). + Previous perks

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $500USD
    Honorary Sponsor Credit

    With this contribution I credit you or your company with the title of Honorary Sponsor in the film credits, the book acknowledgments, and social media. + Previous perks

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
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