Deutschland 2021 – Director: Melanie Lischker – Original language:

“What must a woman have been through for her to simply not have a role in her family any longer?” Through Super-8 and video material that her father had painstakingly collected, Melanie Lischker tells the story of her mother and, with it, that of an entire generation.

We present the World Premiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

No youth rating

English/Original Title: LIFE ON TAPE. Writer: Melanie Lischker. Camera: Thomas Lischker und Melanie Lischker. Sound: Tobias Rüther (Sound Design). Editing: Mechthild Barth und Melanie Lischker. Music: Jens Heuler und Freya Arde. Production: KOBERSTEIN FILM. Producer: Maria Wischnewski. Length: 78 min. Distribution: KOBERSTEIN FILM.


Melanie Lischker

Melanie Lischker was born in Düsseldorf. After gaining practical experience as an editor and cinematographer, she began studying at the Babelsberg Film University, which she completed in 2014. BILDER (M)EINER MUTTER is her feature film directorial debut.

Competition DOK.deutsch

Intense stories and unusual things about our homeland: The competition presents films that deal with people and topics in the German-speaking countries. The VIKTOR DOK.deutsch is endowed with 5,000 euros.


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#Behind the scenes: Family Stories

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