Hello, my name is Paula and I study East European Studies in Munich. When I was younger, I wanted to become an opera singer and make music with and for other people. Then I started to get interested in movies and pretty quickly realized: film is like music, just different. There are basic techniques and methods which you have to learn and which can be explained – after that you just need to have a feel for it. It can be used or misused for political purposes. It can connect people and overcome borders and boundaries, it can introduce new worlds and explain them. In Connecting Futures I can learn exactly that – how to overcome boundaries with movies.