When a hunch gets confirmed – the mystery of identity (Episode 30)


This story was featured in: Episode 30

Katka Reszke

Sometimes it takes years to discover who you really are. Sometimes this moment is preceded by years of suspicions, by an almost irrational hunch that is impossible to explain. How does it change your life, how can it be explained and what if you find out that your story is not unique.

katka-headshot-cd_72dpiKatka Reszke is a highly accomplished Polish-born, U.S.-based writer, documentary filmmaker, photographer and researcher in Jewish history, culture, and identity. Her own story turned out to be like that of many others and exploring this phenomenon has become her professional and personal passion.

Katka Reszke was a part of the team creating the play “We Keep Coming Back” – we talked about the play in Episode 20

Discussion after the Canadian premiere of the play “We Keep Coming Back” at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto:

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Katka Reszke will be talking about her amazing life journey during the 36th Holocast Education Week in Toronto on November 8th. She and Eliane Labendz will share their stories in the program Confronting the Demon – Dispelling the Demon “. They represent the Second and Third Generation whose rediscovery of Polish-Jewish heritage was far from ordinary.



The EKRAN Polish Film Festival in Toronto will feature the acclaimed documentary film “Karski & The Lords of Humanity”, to which she wrote the screenplay. About the film and its screening in Toronto.




O Autorze:

POLcast is an English language podcast, a colourful audio magazine delivered directly to your smartphone, computer or tablet. POLcast is created for everybody interested in Poland. If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother - you will hear something helping you to enrich these relations. Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia and more.