SECESSION REPORTsingle channel video (25:25 min.)2020In Secession Report the different meanings of the term history (in german, history and story use the same term: Geschichte) become the starting point of a larger narrative:

My first memories of my father's bombed-out hometown in what is now Croatia; The migration story of my grandmother and father; the media coverage of the outbreak of the Yugoslav wars in the early 1990s; how my family and I experienced and discussed them from afar in Germany; the founding of the EU; my relationship to scientific historiography, as well as to history as a school subject.

I narrate and comment from the off, on historical archive material from TV reports, private family recordings and my own handycam footage from past visits to Croatia.

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