Premiere: The Ruins of Socialism ─ A Conversation with Peace Prize Winner Swetlana Alexijewitsch (RUS)

Sep 10, 2013 06:00 pm
Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Small Stage
Host Elisabeth Ruge
Price 8 Euro / reduced 6 / pupils 4
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While the West still gushes about the Gorbachev era, in Russia one would prefer to forget it. Many regard Stalin as a great statesman, and the socialist past is often romanticised. For Swetlana Alexijewitsch, Russia lives in a »second hand« time of used ideas and words. Like a choir of many voices, she lets people tell their stories ─ and gives a deep and disturbing insight into a fundamentally insecure society.

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