Pina Bausch, the world-famous dancer, choreographer and director of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, died in June 2009. She left behind one of the most important artistic legacies of our time – not only in dance. Why is her legacy still important to us? Why do we need to remember? Marc was born in Wuppertal and for two years at the age of thirty, he was the personal assistant to Pina Bausch. “touched” is a film about identity and loss, the function of art in society, the citizens of Wuppertal and their memories. A reflection on the heritage of Pina Bausch, a counter-archive.