RAF-forestillingen fra kælder teatret på Nørrebro

Installation view.

The film is an reenactment of a RAF-inspired play which took place in Copenhagen in 1985. The play never had a The film is a speculative reenactment of an event without any recorded history except a verbal story and a photograph. The film is dramatising a leftist theatre group that was based in Nørrebro in Copenhagen in 1985. The group was inspired by the actions by the German Red Army Faction and writers such as Michail Bachtin and Willhelm Reich. The original play never had a premiere because it was shut down by the police before the first performance due to allegations of including a bombing as part of their performance. As a result of their mixed interest in psychoanalytic exploration, revolutionary politics and the writings of Bachtin, the play was planned to include shit eating, military exercises, a bombing and a furry ghost. The play followed the agit-prop tradition, in Brechtian sense of the word and had an explicit aim to turn the audience from a passive spectators into actual revolutionaries. My film utilise slide projections as a way to drive the narrative, which relates to how the film deals with the perception or illusion of truth and memories, as analogue techniques have a stronger aura of conveying truth in contrast to digital media.