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Berlin for Beginners – A Roma Home Movie


Humor, chutzpah and solidarity against poverty and exclusion: members of the Velcu family from Faţa Luncii, Romania, move to Berlin and perform themselves into a possible future. In the end, they’re putting together a video clip in which a young man promises his beloved a future in Berlin if her love is only strong enough to follow him.

Festival Participation

  • Berlinale Forum - 2015
  • Inconvenient Films Vilnius Lithuania - 2016
  • Deutsche Filmkritik Best Doc
  • Grimme

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