Screening & talk in Berlin

Screening & talk in Berlin # Motion Comics at the Comic Invasion Berlin  – Moving history(ies) of German division The MoCom project produced four motion comics that tell personal stories about the division of Germany. Because each motion comic is (partly) set in Berlin and (partly) tells of migration experiences, memories of Berlin then and […]

Event “Moving History/Stories. Motion comics in educational work”

Event “Moving History/Stories. Motion comics in educational work” # Motion comics in educational work | Event for teachers WHEN: Friday, February 16, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE: Marienborn Memorial to Divided Germany Modern education in history must adapt to young people’s viewing habits. Based on this principle, four short motion comics – […]

Invitation to the Motion Comic premiere ‘Arriving’

Invitation to the Motion Comic premiere ‘Ankommen’ The ‘Gedenkstätte Deutsche Teilung Marienborn’ presents the German version of another motion comic from the project “Motion Comics as Memory Work”. Two stories are told: Damascus and East Berlin – Isi moves from Syria to East Germany for his studies. There, he falls in love with Sylvia. Together, […]

MoCom at the GASCA conference

MoCom at the GASCA conference # This short video provides a summary of what the MoCom project is all about and gives insight into what we have achieved so far. What are our goals? How do we produce motion comics? The video can give teachers in subjects such as history, art, English, German/DAZ, and ethics […]

MDR report about the MoCom project

MDR report about the MoCom project # The premiere of the first motion comic “Border Crossings” on June 26, 2022 was a very successful moment in the MoCom project! Right before the participants presented their motion comic to an audience on the big screen of the Helmstedt cinema “Roxy Lichtspiele”, they reflected on what […]

First MoCom premiere project 1

First MoCom premiere ‘Border Crossings’ # The first motion comic is finished! After eight months of work, we bring history(s) to life on the big screen – in Helmstedt and online! In Helmstedt: On Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM we will present the German version “Grenzübertritte” at the Roxy cinema in Helmstedt. Following […]

Weekend workshop ‘Border Crossings’

Weekend workshop ‘Border Crossings’ # We ended last year with the first weekend workshop in December – a great project kick off! While virtually visiting the Gedenkstätte Deutsche Teilung Marienborn we learned about border experiences, shared memories, listened to a contemporary witness and watched motion comics. Now, the new year starts with inspiring ideas and […]