On this page we post video and film footage relevant to FAN and the shared history of Albany and Nijmegen.
September 20, 2019 Commemoration 75 years Liberation. Pupils of OBS de Oversteek and Anja Adriaans, on behalf of FAN, lay a floral wreath at the monument De Oversteek.
On September, 3, 2019, the students of Mondial College and Kandinsky College walked the special Sunset March 66. In this year, 75 commemorative Lights Crossing marches were organized in the context of 75 years of Liberation. The student group would visit Albany NY later that year as part of FAN’s Transatlantic Pen-Pals project.
The photo of this group is by Jaleesa Derksen for the book “Sunset March, brug tussen heden en oorlogsverleden”; author is Joris Jan Voermans, the book is published by Quo Vadis.
FAN Event 2018 Nijmegen
1. Lights Crossing
Dutch film maker Martijn Schinkel was commissioned to produce the short poetic documentary Lights Crossing about the bridge the Oversteek as a memorial.
2. Albany adopted Nijmegen
This short film “Albany Adopted Nijmegen” dated July, 1947 shows the arrival of the first shipment with relief goods from Albany, at the Waalkade Nijmegen. In cooperation with RAN en SNBiB.