Garbage, the City and Death by Fassbinder

In 1985 a Frankfurt theatre attempted to stage a play by the provocative German writer, Rainer Werner Fassbinder. But the local Jewish community said the work was anti-semitic. Hear from an actress, and a protestor involved in the controversy.

Photo: Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Copyright: BBC

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