politics and contemporary history

1914/2014 – The Battlefield of Memory

Documentary Theatre
25/08/–26/08/2014
Deutsches Nationaltheater E-Werk, Am Kirschberg 7, 99423 Weimar
www.nationaltheater-weimar.de
Foto: Regine Dura

When one thinks about the First World War in Germany, the reference points are primarily the battlefields on the Western Front. “1914/2014 - Battlefield of memory“ proposes a shift in perspective. Director Hans-Werner Kroesinger and filmmaker Regine Dura conducted research, commissioned by the Goethe Institut in Belgrade, Istanbul and Sarajevo, placing the different perspectives side by side. What is remembered and how? Which images of the enemy get constructed, and which figures of identification? What role did they play in the recent war in the former Yugoslavia?

Concept: Regine Dura und Hans-Werner Kroesinger
Direction: Hans-Werner Kroesinger
Dramaturgy: Regine Dura
Stage designer: Valerie von Stillfried
Sound: Daniel Dorsch
Production management: Maria Kusche
With: Benjamin Bajramovic, Armin Dallapiccola, Damjan Kecojevic, Lajos Talamonti (amongst others)

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