June 2019, berlinale forum

German Documentary Award for "Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit"

Thomas Heise's HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT (Heimat Is A Space in Time) has receievd the German Documentary Award. The prize worth 20.000 Euros is given as part of the SWR Doku Festival by the SWR and the MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg. Heise's monumental work, which premiered at this year's Forum, draws on letters and other documents to trace the story of his family over four generations. Word and image merge into a piercing, deeply moving portrait of a family, a country and a century.

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