An Entire City Suspended in Time to Remember the Warsaw Uprising

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On August 1, residents of the Polish capital pause for a minute of silence to commemorate the 63-day fight to overthrow Nazi occupation in 1944. In the course of the rebellion, Germans systematically demolished the city and killed between 150,00 and 200,000 civilians. An estimated 16,000 members of the Polish resistance were killed, as well as 8,000 German soldiers. This video, shot by a group of filmmakers (see the full credits here) last year, captures the moment of reflection. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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