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Pop-Up Kino: Hannah Arendt

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Thursday, Aug. 15 7:00 PM

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Pop-Up Kino: Hannah Arendt

Directed by Margarethe von Trotta

Pop-Up Kino presents Margarethe von Trotta's biographical feature on the philosopher Hannah Arendt.

Hannah Arendt is an observer at Adolf Eichmann’s trial. She is expecting to be confronted with a monster. Instead, she is faced with a banal bureaucrat. The reflective portrait of a brave and determined woman. A biographical feature film about the philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), focusing especially on her observations and analysis of Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem. Condensed into a dynamically narrated portrait of an exceptional 20th-century intellectual, the film also impresses with its intimate portrayal of the New York milieu of German-Jewish immigrants in the early 1960s.

There will be a brief discussion on the film prior to the screening.

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