The Banality of Evil

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The Cape Town Holocaust Centre, in partnership with the German Language Centre in Cape Town and the Jacob Gitlin Library, invites you to a screening of Hannah Arendt.

This film explores a key chapter in the life of German/ Jewish political theorist and philosopher Hannah Arendt (played by Barbara Sukowa), who coined the phrase “banality of evil” while covering the 1961 trial of former Nazi, Adolf Eichmann, for The New Yorker. As the high-profile trial gets underway, her astute observations on both Eichmann and the Jewish Council prove to be highly thought-provoking, and deeply controversial.

Time: Wednesday 12 July, 6pm

Venue: Cape Town Holocaust Centre, 88 Hatfield Street, Gardens

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Booking essential:
021 462 5553