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Schwarzfahrer

December 14th, 2010 · Posted by Hugo · 1 Comment

This blog hasn’t touched on racism much, if I recall correctly. Given that I was pointed at an Academy Award winning short film from 1993 (won Best Short Subject in 1994) on the topic of racism in Germany, I thought I’d share it. The German title, “Schwarzfahrer”, means either “fare-dodger” or “black traveler”:

A penny for your thoughts?

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  • 1 Hugo // Dec 15, 2010 at 2:05 am

    Some of my thoughts:

    Wikipedia mentions this clip should be 12 minutes, on youtube it’s 10. It’s just a bit of intro and the end-credits that are missing. (Source: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2103841859203199562#)

    This video had me laughing/grinning at the end, stunning. ;) Some more thoughts on the end later (iff I get another commenter ;) ).

    Yes, it isn’t just South Africa that has racism. :-P It’s everywhere.

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