Unannounced screenings after midnight? Films smuggled over the border in a suitcase? Hotel rooms bugged by the Stasi? Legends about the Leipzig film festival abound.
“I don’t know how to defeat the AfD, but I have the feeling that calling them Nazis is not going to help, as this will further deflect from the real issues at stake.”
On our visit, my friend and I saw the sun set. The glass and mirrors of the Reichstag dome caught and magnified the glow. And as we peered down through the many slices of reflected light, we could see the blue chairs where Germany’s political representatives make their laws.
A spectacular city such as Budapest should be free of this kind of detrimental political controversy.
Max Frisch’s The Arsonists is kind of plug and play. You can substitute just about any group in the arsonist category depending on your perspective.
Discovering the gem “next door.”