Genealogy research led Phyllis Miller to travel the countryside of Poland—a country that faced war and devastation throughout the 20th century—in search of long-lost relatives and information regarding her family. Phyllis and her daughter, Alysse, spent two weeks exploring the southeastern portion of the country. The duo didn’t know what to expect, but the search led to serendipitous moments and immediate connections with new family. The charms of travel and adventure, family, and personal discovery come together against a resilient Polish backdrop, all documented by Alysse along the way.
Producer: Alysse Campbell
Director of Photography: Alysse Campbell
Creative Direction: Brent Edwards, Tina Haver Currin
Editor: Brent Edwards
Music Score: Adam Lindquist
Sound Design: Daniel Cook
Special Thanks: Phyllis Miller, Krzysztof and the Zajack Family, PolishOrigins Tours, our Guide Lucjan Cichocki, and the Klosowianie folk group from Strzyzow.