This is the story of Polish children deported to Siberia by the USSR during the Second World War, who escaped through Iran to end up in refugee camps in Africa during the 1940s and 50s. Through an odyssey from Poland to Siberia, through the Middle East, Asia and Africa, their entire lives have been marked by memories of a journey that they still struggle to make sense of, but which the rest of the world has forgotten.

Recipient of Telefilm Canada 2015 Micro-budget funding

Executive producer, Bunbury Films, co-producers of 2013 Oscar Short Documentary winner "The Lady In Number 6". For more information about this project, please contact memoryisourhomeland@gmail.com

Created with the support of private funders, as well as:
- Canada Council for the Arts
- Le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
- SODEC Jeunes créateurs
- Berlin International Film Festival Talents program

Music: "Peoples Songs From World War II" (traditional Belorussian folk song), and "Sketch #4" (by Tim Hecker)

Directed, filmed, and edited by Jonathan Durand

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