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Vita Activa, The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

Directed by: Ada Ushpiz
125 Minutes, 2015

A personal spiritual biography of the Jewish philosopher, Hannah Arendt, who coined the controversial phrase “The Banality of Evil,” in her book Eichmann in Jerusalem. The movie tracks the connections between her life story and her thinking, through rare archival footage demonstrating the Banality of Evil. Her Ideas on the nature of Evil, pluralism, Freedom, etc., are relevant today more than ever.


Director: Ada Ushpiz

Producer: Ina Fichman

Producer: Ada Ushpiz