Germany 2021 – Director: Christian Bäucker – Original language: German – Subtitles: English, None

After nearly 25 years, the filmmaker Christian Bäucker returns to his old school and invites teachers, pupils and the headteacher to appear in front of the camera. By gently picking through their memories, the question arises of the systematic manipulation of children in the DDR’s school system.

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: THE LASTING FORMATION. Camera: Joanna Piechotta. Sound: Merle Bäucker, Matthias Platz. Tongestaltung: Rainer Gerlach, Christian Obermaier. Tonmischung: Jochen Jezussek. Editing: Michelle Barbin. Music: maschineller. Drama. Beratung: Markus Ziegler. Farbkorrektur: Susi Dollnig. Grafik & Typografie: Hagen Thiel. Produktionsassistenz: Stephan Astler. Production: 5R Filmporoduktion GmbH. Producer: Christian Bäucker. Length: 88 min.


Christian Bäucker

After graduating from high school, Christian Bäucker studied "Experimental Media Design" at the Berlin University of the Arts. In 2018, he founded 5R Filmproduktion.



WEICHENSTELLUNG LEBENSPRÄGUNG HEIM, D 2018, Markus Ziegler, 31 min. (camera)


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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