The Escape

In Development

Synopsis

On January 8, 2021, two days after the siege of the Capitol in D.C., filmmaker Marlo Poras accepted an offer of citizenship from Austria, the country her grandparents fled in 1938. Austria’s attempt to make amends for its war crimes sends Marlo on an unexpected journey deep into her family’s haunting past.

Funding

The Sundance Institute Humanities Sustainability Fellowship