Documentary film on the origin and history of Milo Rau’s “Hate Radio”
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 3 pm
For “Hate Radio” Milo Rau used dramatic representation and detailed reconstruction: Genocide survivors performed a program from the Rwandan RTLM radio station which inflamed the 1994 genocide —propaganda between pop hits and sports news.
How do musical forms aestheticize the suffering of war?
Sedimentary layers of European history: The ensemble performs its own interpretations of Serbian dirges and war songs from the First World War.
Musical remembrance and electro-acoustic sound research: The composition draws on Vietnamese revolutionary songs from the time of the anti-colonial independence movement and anti-US war songs.