Harun Farocki1991-2000Andrei UjicaDocumentaryGermanyPolitics

Harun Farocki & Andrei Ujica – Videogramme einer Revolution aka Videograms of a Revolution (1992)

Dietrich Leder, Film-Dienst 24/92 wrote:
In Europe in the fall of 1989, history took place before our very eyes. Farocki and Ujica’s “Videograms” shows the Rumanian revolution of December 1989 in Bucharest in a new media-based form of historiography. Demonstrators occupied the television station [in Bucharest] and broadcast continuously for 120 hours, thereby establishing the television studio as a new historical site. Between December 21, 1989 (the day of Ceaucescu’s last speech) and December 26, 1989 (the first televised summary of his trial), the cameras recorded events at the most important locations in Bucharest, almost without exception. The determining medium of an era has always marked history, quite unambiguously so in that of modern Europe. It was influenced by theater, from Shakespeare to Schiller, and later on by literature, until Tolstoy.

1.87GB | 1h 46m | 688×516 | mkv


Language(s):Romanian, English

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