Bernardo Kucinski presents his novel “K.” and the recently published German translation “K. und Die verschwundene Tochter”, his first award-winning novel passed in the time of the Brazil´s Dictatorship (1964-1985). The novel is based on the true story of his family, Polish Immigrant Jews who went to Brazil in the early 30s of the XXth century. Kucinski is considered one of the most important voices of the families of “disappeared people” – deported or reported missing – who were captured and murdered at the time of the Brazilian Military´s Dictatorship (1964-1985). The sister of Kucinski, Ana-Rosa Silva Kucinski was also a target of repression. She had joined in the 1960s a resistance group and was arrested in 1974 with her husband. Since when she has been considered missing.
Bilingual reading – Portuguese / German
FREE ENTRY with inscription: cultural.berlim @ itamaraty.gov.br Organization: Embassy of Brazil, Ibero-American Institute, Society Brazil-Germany Jüdische Volkshochschule Berlin and Brazil’s Ministry of Culture (MINC) / National Library Foundation.
Lecture and translation: Sarita Brandt Moderation: Mario Schenk
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 19h Embassy of Brazil Wallstraße 57 10179 Berlin Read an introduction in German
German version of the Book: K. oder DIE VERSCHWUNDENE TOCHTER Transit- Verlag 2013