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‘Heim’, GDR, 1990, directed by Angelika Andrees, 25 min, rated: 0

Filmed in 1978 and banned until 1989, this black-and-white documentary portrays the lives of children in a home in Mentin. Angelika Andrees carefully interweaves the voices of these young people and their tragic family stories with everyday life in the home. The film ends with the children saying goodbye for the holidays and the older children starting independent lives. Their future and status in society remain uncertain. 

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