“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”
Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word
A starter selection of German film gems in the public domain to watch online.
Marjon helps you think on practical terms if you decide to take the leap and land in LE.
“Here too it was ‘all nude, all the time,’ and we had to pick our way to chairs through a gaggle of naked, 60ish women who reclined leafing through back issues of SuperIllu, a sort of eastern German version of People magazine specializing in former GDR celebrities and their offspring.”
On a personal level, I can now feel the profound healing of knowing and owning my identity, as well as not having any divisions of our homeland coming in between the sides of my family.