Home and identity are not fixed terms, but flexible constructs that mean something different for everyone. Strangers in the heart of Europe portrayed Carpathian Germans in Eastern Slovakia.
Director Biography – Jan Paschen
Born in Hadamar. Grown up in the Westerwald. Living in the Rhine-Main area.
2005 certificate of secondary education. 2008 middle maturity. 2012 upper secondary education. 2011 Trained chemical-technical assistant (environmental analysis).
2012/13 volunteer service in India.
2013 keen interest in the creative industry. Since 2014 studied communication design at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences. 2016/17 semester abroad in Jordan. 2018 Bachelor of Arts with focus on documentary film.
Active as a freelance filmmaker and graphic designer.