Premiere [meine heimat] @ 6. ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival (
Saturday October 20th, 2012, Cinema Babylon, Berlin

"While a university librarian struggles with words at lonely heights,
an old pigeon fancier awaits the homecoming of his pigeons ..."
This split-screen super 8 poetry film is based upon the like-named poem by German author Ulrike Almut Sandig from her poetry booklet "Streumen: Gedichte" (2007, Connewitzer Verlagsbuchhandlung, Leipzig).

director: Jan Peeters
writer/poet: Ulrike Almut Sandig
cast: Rik Van Herreweghen, Gaston Deceukelier
camera: Yves Sondermeier, Jan Peeters
aerial pictures: Luk Michels - pilot: Bart De Krock
sound: Yannick Franck (excerpt from Vaiheessa)
editing and sound effects: Jan Peeters (with sounds from
filmed on location in Ghent, Belgium, a.o. in the Boekentoren ('Book Tower' -, the main library of Ghent University (

country of production: Belgium
year of production: 2012
language: German / English ([my heimat] transl. by Bradley Schmidt)
format: HDV PAL (digitized super 8)
aspect ratio: 16:9
colour: colour
sound: stereo
runtime: 8 min 51 s

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