a Ludodrama about Walter Benjamin

a Ludodrama about Walter Benjamin

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CPH:DOX

CPH:DOX 2018: LEK AND THE DOGS, A LUDORAMA ABOUT WALTER BENJAMIN

By Alonso Castro

Andrew Kotting’s Lek and the Dogs is rework on Hattie Naylor’s book Ivan and the dogs. The plot narrates the life of Ivan Mishukov’s as a child, when he abandons his home to live in the streets of Moscow, and starts coexisting with a group of street dogs. It’s a history based in real events. // Inside the Artists and auteurs section, Carlos Ferrand’s 13, a Ludorama About Walter Benjamin was exhibited. A film in 13 chapters, it documents the life of German philosopher Walter Benjamin during his exile in France, from 1933 to 1940.

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