Hannah Arendt and Dirty Wars: The Banality of Evil
Two powerful films playing in theatres across the country right now depict entirely different times and events, yet draw strong parallels. They evoke the possibility that themes of history are repeating themselves. German director, Margarethe Von Trotta’s Hannah Arendt, is an artistic depiction of a period in the life of the renowned namesake scholar. The other is director Rick Rowley and journalist Jeremy Scahill’s Dirty Wars—an investigative documentary set in current time.
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