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Kit Belgum, Chair 2505 University Avenue, Burdine Hall 336, Mailcode C3300, Austin TX 78712-1802 • 512-471-4123

Die Dritte Generation /The Third Generation

Mon, March 5, 2012 • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM • Burdine Hall 112

Die Dritte Generation

Die Dritte Generation

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1979

Cinematic Responses to RAF - Terrorism

Die Dritte Generation is a black comedy criticizing the third generation of RAF terrorists that seem to have lost every contact to reality. Consequently, the film portrays terrorists and their actions, but also their victims in a grotesque way. Yet while ridiculously funny at times, the movie never loses its critical voice and questions the violent, political reality of Germany at the time

 

This film will be shown with English subtitles.

Questions? Contact Cindy Walter-Gensler  waltergensler@utexas.edu

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies


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