Strangers in the Heart of Europe

Country: Germany | Genre: Documentary | Writer & Director: Jan Paschen

Homeland and identity are not fixed concepts, but flexible constructs that mean something different for everyone. “Strangers in the Heart of Europe” portrays Carpathian Germans in Eastern Slovakia. “That’s the worst thing, that I don’t know who I am.”, artist Helmut Bistika is one of five protagonists, portrayed in this documentary series, that investigates the questions of homeland and identity.