Magnus Gertten has managed to make a film full of warmth and human presence, even a beautiful film, if one may say so, given the subject matter.

Robert Dahlström, Ystads Allehanda

Harbour of Hope

Pictures: April 28, 1945

These pictures were taken on April 28, 1945 to document the Holocaust survivors arriving to Malmö, Sweden. These photos cover people from a big variety of countries. You can see more detailed information about the people arriving in the passenger lists we have published.

We also have a 21 photos of Norwegian men arriving to Malmö. These pictures are online here.

Do you have information about any of the people in these pictures? Then please contact us at

You can click on each of the pictures to enlarge it.