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United Red Army (The Young Man Was, Part I) by Naeem Mohaiemen
Experimental Response Cinema is proud to present, “United Red Army (The Young Man Was, Part I)” by Bangladeshi filmmaker Naeem Mohaiemen. With post-screening Q+A session with Dr. Lalitha Gopalan, professor at the Department of Radio-Television-Film
“September 1977. The Japanese man speaks in halting English; the Bangladeshi negotiator with the clipped confidence of an army officer. A colour scheme suggests order in the exchange: green, red, and the occasional white. But underneath the schema of a dark screen—subtitle sans image—lies a waiting unravelling. The Japanese Red Army had attached to the Palestinian cause, and through that to an idea of global pan-Arabism. But the high-value hostage turned out to be an Armenian banker fromView more
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