The Net - Film Screening and Discussion with Director Lutz Dammbeck

Monday, October 07, 2019 at 7:00pm

Building 2, 2-190 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Synopsis: Ultimately stunning in its revelations, Lutz Dammbeck's THE NET explores the incredibly complex backstory of Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber. This exquisitely crafted inquiry into the rationale of this mythic figure situates him within a late 20th Century web of technology - a system that he grew to oppose. A marvelously subversive approach to the history of the Internet, this insightful documentary combines speculative travelogue and investigative journalism to trace contrasting countercultural responses to the cybernetic revolution. (Source: IMDb)
 
Sponsors: DEFA Film Library, Goethe-Institute Boston, MIT Global Languages 
 
The event is part of 21G.420 Visual Histories. German Cinema 1945 to present
 
Free and open to public.
Website

http://mitgsl.mit.edu/events/net-film...

Department
Global Studies and Languages
Contact Email

gsl-events@mit.edu

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