Den Himmel Berühren / Touch the Sky

A film by Rosa Baches

This film was screened as a part of the 2018 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF21)

This short film preceded the feature El proyecto (The Project)


Den Himmel Berühren


Spain/Germany, Documentary, 2018
25 min, Color
Catalan, German with English subtitles

A Catalan woman who has lived in Germany for 20 years, along with her daughter, belong to the first Catalan human-tower group in Hamburg. She rediscovers her cultural identity and passes her roots on to her daughter. The events of the Catalonia independence movement have been having a great effect on the human-tower group in Hamburg.

US Premiere

Print Source: Markus Kaatsch,