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Astrid Wojtaszek

 

*Astrid Wojtaszek

(*1937 in Łódź). German family background - "Volksdeutsche" in the Łódź area. After the war expropriation of the family. Through marriage disguising her German name and roots - also disguising it to her own daughter for almost 40 years.

We invited Astrid to our project "The End of the Lodzermensch?" in 2011.

In Pabianice close to Łódź - in front of her parents former house


*Film Excerpts/Part 1

(approx. 13 min) of meeting with students, teachers at university of Lodz, May 2011 (language Polish; partly German/with Polish subtitles)

Camera: Marek Iwicki.  Moderation of meeting seminar: Dr. Krystyna Radziszewska

Translation: Kasia Królikowska

ASTRID WOJTASZEK from Tanja Cummings on Vimeo.

 In case you may have trouble viewing the video here we advice you

to visit the original link on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/37054135

 


*Film Excerpts/Part 2

(approx. 12 min) of meeting with students, teachers at university of Lodz,

May 2011 (language Polish)

Camera: Marek Iwicki.  Moderation of meeting seminar: Dr. Krystyna Radziszewska

Translation: Kasia Królikowska

ASTRID WOJTASZEK from Tanja Cummings on Vimeo.

 

 In case you may have trouble viewing the video here we advice you

to visit the original link on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/37054802

 

*A transcription of the meeting session with students,

lectureres and other witnesses and guests.

GERMAN version

  

*Images from the "seminar" and excursion

      in Pabianice (close to Lodz)

 

© Marek Iwicki

 

© Jakob Weiss

 

In Pabianice - excursion.

 Meeting tenents of her family's former house.

 

 

*The project was funded by following organizations/foundations: