„A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
Episode 6: Solidarity and freedom (Collapse of Communism)

(...) Today, we do not often appreciate enough what has been achieved since 1989. Minor problems and tensions disturb us in relishing that we were divided by an insuperable wall and it does not exist anymore.

Oppositionists in different countries of eastern Europe helped and inspired each other. Europe liberated itself, because it was faithful to its values. Brave people in the east of the continent opposed evil and took up the fight for freedom and dignity.  (...)


Project: „A united Europe was not achieved and we had war"
Episode 6:  Solidarity and freedom

Script: Dr Robert Żurek
Narrator: Dr Robert Żurek
Production: Aleksandra Furtak, Katarzyna Maziej-Choińska
Cooperation: Dominik Całka, Dr Tomasz Skonieczny
Music: "Empty Moments", Grzegorz Jurczyk
Translation: Agnieszka Żegańska
Language consultation: Maciej Pliszka

Film made by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe with the support of the European Commission's Regional Representation in Wrocław.


On the Polish website of the project, there are materials extending the topic discussed in the episode - podcasts with the participation of experts and links to sources with publications on a given topic.

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