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  7. Der Unfall

Der Unfall

Peter Beauvais, FRG 1968, 72 Min., OV
Followed by a talk with

After his brother, a guest worker in Germany, suffers a life-threatening accident, Paco travels from Spain to Cologne. Did a racially motivated attack lie behind it? As a discourse film of the WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk), which addresses current topics such as racism, labor migration and colonial exploitation, Der Unfall (The Accident) still has a powerful impact today. The event will address the film's topicality and aesthetics, asking: What did we know back then and what are we (still not) learning about migration? (ÖA)