We will survive

Dokus
| 29
German
| English

"Grandpa can finally be gay here" was the headline in the FAZ newspaper about the Julie-Roger-Haus in Frankfurt am Main, a care facility for seniors of all sexual orientations. In this retirement home, unique in Germany, seniors of any sexual orientation are offered more than a home in old age. The documentary short film WE WILL SURVIVE observes the humorous, heartfelt and yet not always entirely conflict-free everyday life at Frankfurt's Regenbogen retirement home, exploring the question of how we want to live and love in our twilight years. "The film treats the topic of life in old age in a fear-free and life-affirming way, without ignoring the existing problems and conflicts, and adds another important facet to the debate about care and care work." (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung)