Brotherhood across borders

Brotherhood across borders

Three brothers choose three completely different paths through their German-Polish world. Pawel studies English in the Polish city Poznan. Filip goes to a highschool in German Löcknitz. Grzegorz studies Polish and English Philology in Germany. Since 2004, German border regions allure young Polish families with cheaper rents and higher state benefits. Elapsing borders create choices for a new Polish-German generation. Olivia Kortas

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Grandparents: Islands of rest in a young Polish life

Grandparents: Islands of rest in a young Polish life

Poznan, Poland – Ania (17) is growing up in a country that is changing fast. Poland is an express train, steaming away from the grey stereotypical Eastern-European image, shaking off the remnants of the iron curtain at high speeds. When Ania was seven years old, Poland joined the EU. Highways and city development programs changed her world. Olivia Kortas

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