Dear group members,
It is timely to let you know about a showing of a "hard-hitting" film in
English about the Soviet deportation of 1.7 million Polish citizens to
forced labor in Siberia and Kazakhstan during WW2. After Nazi Germany
attacked its Soviet allies in 1941, the surviving Poles were "amnestied" and
about 115,000 of the survivors were evacuated from the USSR in 1942 with
Anders Army that went on to fight the Nazis in Africa and Italy (Monte
The film is showing in a number of centers in the US, Canada and Australia
from early March through April, including: Montreal (4 March), Buffalo (14
March), Chicago (8 March), Franklin (Milwaukee - 10 March) and Los Angeles
Public screenings are in the works for the US in: Baltimore, Davis CA,
Detroit, Hartford/Milford CT, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San
Francisco, Toledo, and Washington DC. Though PBS did not accept the film
for national TV broadcast, it has just been accepted for local TV broadcast
in Chicago, at a date to be announced.
In the works for Canada are: Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton, Niagara Falls,
Oshawa, Ottawa, St Catharines, Toronto, and Vancouver. The film has been
accepted for cable TV broadcast by the History Channel in Canada, at a date
to be announced.
For Australia, future screenings are being planned for: Adelaide, Canberra,
Melbourne, and Perth.
Details on all showings are on the website at