Öffentliche Hinrichtung
Public Execution
Želimir Žilnik

1974 / Germany / 90’
OCT 24 / 3.30 pm, Cinemateca – M. Félix Ribeiro Cinema
OCT 26 / 6.30 pm, Cinemateca – Luís de Pina Cinema

This documentary film essay analyses controversial police procedures in Germany in the autumn of 1974, when in a number of police interventions suspects were killed before being arrested or tried. It is based on the documented film archive records on real police actions (purchased from television) and on recorded reports by witnesses.