|21 May 2012|
Monday 21st May 7.30pm
Children of the Revolution
Inspired by the student revolutions of 1968, Ulrike Meinhof and FusakoShigenobu became the leading revolutionaries of their time, as leaders of the Baader Meinhof Group and the Japanese Red Army. Appalled by the killing in Vietnam, they worked with Palestinian freedom fighters to overthrow capitalism through world revolution. Packed with extraordinary archive footage, the film sees journalists Bettina RÃ¶hl and May Shigenobu explore the lives of their mothers, Ulrike and Fusako, giving us a unique perspective on two of the most notorious “terrorists” in modern history. With capitalism in crisis and revolution sweeping the Arab world, we look back and ask: what were they fighting for and what have we learned?
The pogo cafe kitchen is not open during films, we do serve snacks, teas and coffee beforehand when we have enough staff!