Through a personal narrative, “Random things I've heard” looks at stereotypes about Eastern Europe. The film collects lines Alexandra has heard in personal discussions about her origin country and about Eastern Europe. It aims to be a starting point for reflection on the Western imaginary on Eastern Europe and on othering and how are they encountered in our daily lives.

A. Voivozeanu (27) comes from Romania and lived in Germany for several years.

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“Random things I’ve heard (A. Voivozeanu),” Berliner Grossstadtgeschichten, accessed March 23, 2019,
Oktober 2016
Random things I’ve heard, A. Voivozeanu


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