Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

With its abundance of archival materials, this film offers an intimate portrait of the whole of Hannah Arendt's life, traveling to places where she lived, worked, loved, and was betrayed, as she wrote about the open wounds of modern times.
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Overview

With its abundance of archival materials, this film offers an intimate portrait of the whole of Hannah Arendt's life, traveling to places where she lived, worked, loved, and was betrayed, as she wrote about the open wounds of modern times.

About

Ada Ushpiz
Ada Ushpiz

Ada Ushpiz is a renowned Israeli film producer and director. She has a B.A. in philosophy and M.A. in history from Tel Aviv University and a significant journalistic experience in political-social writing for the prestigious Ha'aretz newspaper. She directed a number of remarkable documentaries in recent years – Detained (2001), Bloody Engagement (2004), Desert Brides (2008) and Good Garbage (2012) – which have been awarded numerous awards in Israel and around the world.

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Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

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With its abundance of archival materials, this film offers an intimate portrait of the whole of Hannah Arendt's life, traveling to places where she lived, worked, loved, and was betrayed, as she wrote about the open wounds of modern times.

127 min