Untold Stories

The characters in our film have such amazing stories that only a portion of what we filmed was able to fit into a 90-minute film. Here are some of their untold stories.

Aharon Weiss:

Between the walls (Watch Video)

The Weiss family built a double wall in their own house in order to hide from the Nazi raids.

The Ghetto (Watch Video)

Aharon Weiss and his family are taken to the ghetto. They leave their house to their Ukrainian neighbor Yulia.

The Borscht Story (Watch Video)

Aharon Weiss tells the story of how his family received an unexpected treat while they were hiding from the Nazis.

The Ark (Watch Video)

Every summer, Aharon Weiss comes to Galicia to organize youth camps where he shares his experiences and tries to build mutual understanding between Ukrainian, Jewish and Polish students.


Olia Ilkiv

Olia Ilkiv in Ostriv (Watch Video)

Sixty years later, Olia Ilkiv goes back to the village of Ostriv where she was living undercover, hiding from the KGB.

A fake doctor and two terrible
seamstresses
(Watch Video)

In the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, Olia and her brothers-in-arms used to have different underground cover-ups. This is the story of one particular setup in a village.

The Ambush (Watch Video)

Olia Ilkiv is on the run, trying to escape from the KGB. She is eight months pregnant. She is given the address of a secure house where she would be able to get food and false documents.

Here I was arrested (Watch Video)

Olia Ilkiv revisits the place where she was arrested.


Father Bartminski

How I became a priest (Watch Video)

Father Bartminski tells the story of how he became a priest under the communist regime.

The Spring Lady (Watch Video)

Father Bartminski introduces us to Suzanna Sus who was his housekeeper for forty years.

The Polish-Ukrainian Conflict (Watch Video)

The inhabitants of the town of Krasiczyn, Poles and Ukrainians, remember the horrific events they went through at the time of the conflict. The same events, two very different perspectives.