What began as a straightforward documentary on Poland's Solidarity fight gradually developed into this pseudodocumentary that employs footage from Poland and interviews with Polish Americans, and reenacts speeches. While in Poland in August 1980, Godmilow found herself in the midst of a
strike in the Lenin Shipyards at Gdansk. She returned to New York, raised $20,000, and hired a crew of five to go back with her. Martial law was quickly declared, however, preventing her return. Even an appeal from famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda (who would soon leave his country) failed to
sway the Russian-backed government. Receiving film footage from the Solidarity Film Agenc...