“After the Future” tells a story of life after the non-occurrence of an expected death, the need for sovereignty and legitimacy. It is also an intimate portrayal of a complex personality.
What was it like to be a lesbian woman in the GDR?
Uferfrauen follows six protagonists who lived in large and small towns in the north and south of the former socialist republic; they have a lot to tell. The women share with the audience their everyday lives at the time, their struggle for self-determination, their first love, unconventional family planning and conflicts with the SED and the law.
As a child, Michael Stock was sexually abused – by his own father. 25 years later he is still looking for inner peace. In conversations with his family and friends and his own reflections, he paints an ever clearer, if contradictory picture of what happened and of the consequences for each of the family members.
Even in a hospice, life goes on. Danka, the institution’s cleaning lady, experiences a lot in the course of her daily life, tidying these 15 rooms overlooking the roofs of Neukölln.There’s a lot of laughter and a lot of smoking, but also a lot of goodbyes. “Fifteen Rooms” is a film about living in a place of dying.