Limited Home

2009 / Germany / 92min

On 18th September 2007 the inhabitants of the Lausitzer townships Kerkwitz, Atterwasch and Grabko got the message to maybe lose their home because of brown coal mining. This film goes along with all parties, especially of economy, environment, science, politic and society. Why people are legally forced to leave their properties in the 21st century? This film deals with the multilayer topic of the consequences of climate change. Which ways of power producing do we want to go in future times? Do we really accept displacement for our advantage? An independent film team considers all aspects and created an emotional and informative documentary.



  • Original title
    Heimat auf Zeit
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Peter Benedix
  • Dir. of Photo.
  • Editing
  • Music
  • Sound
  • Duration
    92 min
  • Year
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
  • Subtitles
    ENG, POL
  • Production
  • Distribution
    Peter Benedix
    Malmoer Strasse 27a
    104 39 Berlin
  • Festivals
  • Awards


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