In the second episode of Stöckl and Reitz’ film series, an afterbirth (Dumpster Kid, an anarchic, antisocial, artificial character) leads an independent life – but then child welfare comes along. 22 short films of different lengths position themselves outside the cinema system in radical fashion. (Arsenal)

See also Episode 7: Ein ganz kleines Glück in compilation programme DINAMO: Footprints.

The other films shown within DINAMO: True/False

International title
Stories of the Dumpster Kid, Episode 2: Dumpster Kid's Childhood
Filmmaker
Edgar Reitz, Ula Stöckl
Country
West Germany
Year
1971
Medium
DCP 4k
Length
6’
Language
German
Producer
Edgar Reitz
Sales
Arsenal - Institute for Film and Video Art
Writer
Ula Stöckl, Edgar Reitz
Cast
Kristine de Loup