Heimat is a Space in Time (2020)

Genres - Culture & Society, Family & Personal Relationships, History  |   Sub-Genres - Interpersonal Relationships, Social History, World History  |   Release Date - Mar 13, 2020 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 218 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jinko Labitag

In this documentary, director Thomas Heise presents never-before-seen archives from four generations of his family, covering the two world wars, an economic collapse, a horrible genocide, and the rise and fall of many ideologies. Through intimate diary entries, letters, and photographs, the film showcases the many political and cultural events that have shaped Germany’s history since the 19th century.

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concentration-camp, diary, family-history, Holocaust, letter, memoir