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Humanitarian action and cinema: ICRC films in the 1920s

excerpt 2: Alexis Tarasof, Docteur Médecin de la Mission de Varsovie

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Summary

Shot amid the ruins of Germany and the Austro-Hungarian and Ottaman empires, these ICRC films show the suffering that followed the First World War and the attempts to alleviate it through the repatriation of prisoners of war, relief operations for children and refugees and the fight against epidemics.

Details

Production locations:
Germany, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires
Running time:
2'10 sec
Release year:
2005
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
CD13/001;002
Copyright:
ICRC