SECTION: Homeland | Domownja | Domizna

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The film series HOMELAND | DOMOWNJA | DOMIZNA illuminates film production in Lower and Upper Lusatia with Sorbian and regional topics. Thematically extensive, one thing becomes clear: home is not a fixed term.

 

The Farewell-Disco

The Farewell-Disco

Abschiedsdisco

Rolf Losansky
GDR / 1989 / 90 min
The goodbye that the 15-year-old Henning experiences is more than the end of childhood. His father is responsible for clearing the open pit pre-field. A destroyed landscape, a village due for demolition and therein people who resist. Right down to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wolves at the Borders

Wolves at the Borders

Vlci na hranicích

Martin Páv
Czech Republic / 2020 / 78 min
The wolf polarises. The positions are hardening in a small Czech village: the mayor, who wants to be re-elected. A young organic farmer trying to live an utopia. An agriculturist who fear for his animals. An environmentalist, who tirelessly ...
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EIN ALTES MODELL

EIN ALTES MODELL

EIN ALTES MODELL

Ulrich Thein
GDR / 1976 / 70 min
Bruno Nakonz makes his way from his Lusatian village to the city to have his coffee grinder repaired. His chosen route leads him past the scared heathlands, the pit and a newly constructed power station. A jewel of (East) German acting, led by Erwin ...
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