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Rationally Speaking: Hanna Arendt: the movie, the philosopher

Rationally Speaking: Hanna Arendt: the movie, the philosopher | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it

The movie centers around a crucial period of Arendt’s career, when she covered the trial of former nazi officer Adolph Eichmann in Jerusalem, on behalf of the New Yorker magazine. The result was a series of five articles that were then collected in a highly influential book, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.

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Eight films to watch in October 2013

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Pervert’s Guide to Ideology

The Slovene philosopher, psychoanalyst and Marxist provocateur Slavoj Žižek follows up his 2006 documentary The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema with a new investigation into "the mechanisms that shape what we believe and how we behave". Mixing deadpan narration with a kaleidoscope of movie clips, Žižek draws on films from Taxi Driver and Full Metal Jacket to Titanic and The Sound of Music to illustrate his theories – a cinema buff’s delight. Released 4 October in the UK, 1 November in the US and 29 November in Poland.

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