Doklumentarfilm “Es geht mir gut. Ich komme bald:”

Screening of the documentary film


(„I am fine and will be back soon“)

Time: April 18, 2017. 7 p.m.

Place: Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Karlsplatz/Akademiestrasse 13

60 min, Austria 2016, German, interviews in Russian and Kyrgyz with German subtitles

Admission free entry, donations for the project welcome

The film deals with the forgotten history and experience of Austro-Hungarian soldiers who were prisoners of war in Russian Turkestan from 1914 to 1920. It shows traces, places of stay and work of POWs in Khujand (Tajikistan) and Southern Kyrgyzstan, interviews with local inhabitants and historians in these places as well as descendents of POWs in Austria. It also uses memoirs, diaries, letters and photographs as well as historic documents and postcards.

The film is part of the research, film and exhibition project „SPURENSUCHE TURKESTAN“ (Searching for traces of Austrian POWs in Russian Turkestan 1914-1920)

Further information about the film and the project:

Peter Felch (initiator and co-ordinator), Veinna, Austria

mailto:, mobile +43 (0)699 108 47 307

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What’s up

What we are looking for:

  • Descendents of POWs
  • Diaries, correspondence (letters, postcards), photographs, documents and objects from the possession of late POWs
  • Collectors, individual and institutional partners and contributors
  • Sponsors and supporters