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Stella - A History Of War

Stream now or tune in Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Stella Andrássy fled the Red Army invasion of Hungary in 1945. Born in Sweden, she married into one of Hungary's most influential families. Her world torn apart from the war, she wrote a book about her experiences. The film is based on Stella's own narrative with perspective on the fate of women including abuse and suffering, but also of solidarity, courage and hope.

Stella and Her Family Flee to the West at the End of the War

In January 1945, the Soviet Army invades and occupies Budapest. The Andrássy family flees to Western Europe. Aired: 11/02/20

Life in Hungary

During the Golden Years of 1920-1938, Stella's life turns out be fulfilling in many aspects. Her family is growing, she has many cultural and charity activities and social commitments, and she grows to love her new country, Hungary. Aired: 11/02/20

Abuse of Women During World War II

Stella Andrássy was one of the first to bear witness to the sexual violence against women in war. Aired: 11/02/20

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