Screening “Predictions of Fire”

HMKV at the Dortmunder U | Cinema, Ground Floor

Entry free of charge, admission from age 18

Predictions of Fire (Director: Michael Benson), SVN/USA, 1995, 95 Min., Original: EN/SVN/RU, Subtitle: EN

A film about art, ideology, mass media, and war, which documents the 20th century history of Slovenia through the lens of Ljubljana's NSK art movement, which includes the seminal industrial rock band Laibach. The film premiered at the 1996 Sundance and Berlin International Film Festivals, winning a number of Best Documentary Feature awards. “Predictions of Fire is intellectual dynamite. […] This film constructs a new way of looking at art, politics, and religion.” (National Film Board of Canada jury)

Image credit: film still from Predictions of Fire (SVN/USA, 1995, Director: Michael Benson)

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