United Red Army (The Young Man Was, Part I) by Naeem Mohaiemen
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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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