Local Heroes. New films from Lusatia

Glad-House, Fri 11.12. | 19:00

Films in the programme:

winterlieb - libawka

winterlieb - libawka

winterlieb - libawka

Maja Nagel, Julius Günzel

Germany, 2020, 30 Min

Edith and Kito Penk from Rohne roam the Muskau Heath, document the disappearance thereof and continue to fight against open pit mining. This is the second part of a chronicle of resistance which comes complete with Sorbian music, poetic power and quiet persistence.

Sorben ins Kino! Auf der Suche nach dem sorbischen Film

Sorben ins Kino! Auf der Suche nach dem sorbischen Film

Sorben ins Kino! Auf der Suche nach dem sorbischen Film

Knut Elstermann

Germany, 2020, 30 Min

Does Sorbian cinema exist? At first glance, on the cinema screens and on television, it is invisible. Nevertheless its history extends from the beginnings of film to numerous filmmakers of today. Knut Elstermann, cinema expert of the regional public broadcaster RBB, on the trail of an unknown phenomenon.

Leichhardt and His Mysterious Disappearance

Leichhardt and His Mysterious Disappearance

Leichhardts letztes Rätsel

Kai-Uwe Kohlschmidt

Germany, 2020, 47 Min

The Lusatian explorer Ludwig Leichhardt laid the foundation for the development of Australia, described the culture of the Aborigines and is a legend Down Under. In 1848 he and his crew disappeared. An expedition consisting of Cottbus artists goes to the outback and, in tracing his footsteps, stumbles across a long colonial history.

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