Film Democracy (Director: David Bernet, b/w, 100 min., 2015)

Democracy Democracy © Indi Film - David Bernet

Thu, 09/21/2017

Goethe-Institut San Francisco

530 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Film series "Democracy: Films about Politics"

With DEMOCRACY director David Bernet offers an astonishing glimpse into the legislative processes of the EU. A captivating and highly charged story about a handful of politicians who try to protect society from the dangers of Big Data and mass surveillance in the digital world.
Jan Philipp Albrecht and Viviane Reding try to do the impossible and confront a hard, nearly impenetrable power structure, in which intrigues, success and failure go hand in hand.
David Bernet followed the legislative processes for two and a half years and summarized his experiences in a fascinating documentary, which makes the complex machinery of power as well as the condition of our contemporary democracy tangible in a thrilling and sensual way.

Please also note our event Election of the 19th "Bundestag".