The movie also makes us understand how Arendt's now famous "banality of evil" phrase had to do with the action and attitudes of the Nazi murderers rather than that of the horror and pain experienced by Jewish (and other) Holocaust victims. As one one talking head explains it, "Her 'banality of evil' phrase has become a cliché, but that's the risk you take as an influential intellectual."
Zeitgeist Films -- opens this Wednesday, April 6, in New York City at Film Forum and in Los Angeles at Laemmle's Monica Film Center on April 29. Click here then scroll down to see all currently scheduled playdates, among which I do not find anything here in South Florida. I'll look into this, as South Floridians deserves the chance to view this excellent film, too.