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Manufacturing ‘Terrorism’: The Media and the Red Army Faction, 1970-1977

MLLI Department Lecture Hanno Balz, visiting assistant professor of history, Johns Hopkins University “Manufacturing ‘Terrorism’: The Media and the Red Army Faction, 1970-1977” Thursday, October 20, 7 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery In the aftermath of the revolt of the 1960s, the discourse on politics in West Germany appeared intensified and determined by ideological …

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Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (South Korea, Chan-kyong Park, 2013)

MLLI Film Festival Friday, April 10 | 2:30 p.m. Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (2013) Physics Building Room 101 Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits is a documentary/drama/fantasy film about a woman who was shunned for being possessed by spirits as a girl. Based on the life story of Korea’s most famous living shaman, Kim Keum-hwa, this film shows how …

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Oh Boy/A Coffee in Berlin (Germany, Jan-Ole Gerster, 2012)

MLLI Film Festival Tuesday, April 14 | 7 p.m. Oh Boy/A Coffee in Berlin (2012) Public Policy Building Room 105  Niko hasn’t found his calling nor his niche in life yet after dropping out of his law studies at the university and getting cut off from further funding by his father. Drifting through life and the Berlin urban …

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The German Doctor (Lucía Puenzo, Argentina, 2013)

MLLI Film Festival Thursday, April 16 | 7:15 p.m. The German Doctor (2013) Physics Building Room 101 A German doctor (Alex Brendemühl) meets an Argentinian family and follows them on a long desert road to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. Eva (Natalia Oreiro), Enzo (Diego Peretti) and their three children …

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Juan of the Dead (Alejandro Brugués, Spain- Cuba 2011)

MLLI Film Festival  Tuesday, March 3 | 7:00 p.m. Juan of the Dead (Alejandro Brugués, Spain-Cuba 2011) Public Policy Building Room 105 Juan is 40 years old, most of which he spent in Cuba doing absolutely nothing. Suddenly some strange things start to happen, people are turning violent and attacking one another. Juan was first convinced …

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Foster Boy (Switzerland, Markus Imboden, 2011)

MLLI Film Festival Wednesday, March 4 | 7:00 p.m. Administration Building, Room 101  Based on thousands of true cases of a practice that lasted centuries until the 1950s, this popular Swiss feature film follows the story of Max, who is contracted out of an orphanage to a peasant farmer, where, to escape brutal physical labor, starvation, …

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