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Baader's Angels: Women's Roles in German Terrorism Films

6 Dec 200710 Dec 2007

The Red Army Faction (RAF), better known as the Baader-Meinhof Group, rocked the West German democracy of the 1970s with a series of terrorist attacks that led the country into a deep national crisis - the notorious German Autumn. Marking 30 years since the death of the group's leading members, Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe, in Stammheim prison in October 1977, the ICA presents a season of films about the Red Army Faction and takes a close look at the role women have played in the revolutionary struggle, both politically and personally.

Curated by Pamela Jahn.

  • Still: The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

    The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

    6 Dec 20078 Dec 2007

    Katharina's tranquil life is ruined by a one-night stand with a man who turns out to be a radical bank robber.

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  • Still: The State I Am In

    The State I Am In

    7 Dec 20079 Dec 2007

    One of the most powerful and controversial German films of recent years, this tells the tale of a family trying to establish a new identity.

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  • Still: Germany in Autumn

    Germany in Autumn

    8 Dec 20079 Dec 2007

    A brilliant collaborative effort from 12 directors, mixing archive footage, reportage, autobiography and drama. Fassbinder's contributions are particularly strong.

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  • Still: The Legends of Rita

    The Legends of Rita

    8 Dec 20079 Dec 2007

    Rita is seduced into the 70s 'terrorism scene' and, a few years later, finds that getting out of it again isn't so easy.

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  • Still: Greater Freedom - Lesser Freedom

    Greater Freedom - Lesser Freedom

    9 Dec 200710 Dec 2007

    A double portrait of two remarkable, revolutionary women and their parallel lives, in Germany and Uruguay.

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