We associate home with a place full of security. But what happens when that security is lost? What remains of the places that once offered refuge and protection when they themselves face destruction? And how can one find a place in a foreign land that manages to bring back a sense of security?
In the essayistic short film Heimweh (Homesick), a woman’s voice tells of the state of her body after being sexually assaulted by a man.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Sexual abuse
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Afraid of losing touch with his hometown, Kyrylo visits Odessa once again. There, he tries to find out what home means to him by talking to his mother and childhood friends. The documentary sketches a portrait of the city just before the outbreak of war.
The people of the volcano Chimborazo hike for hours to gather nearby ice. This age-old tradition and the population’s livelihood is threatened by increasing climate change.
Where No One Lives
Despite huge populations, life in the big city is often defined by loneliness. A widow, a brother and sister, and a young woman – all residents of an old apartment building – coexist wall to wall until one day the rooms merge.