The Extraordinary Season
2021/2022 — Season 66
The New Post Office

A Parkour About Karl May

Enis Maci and her collaborators Mazlum Nergiz and Tra My Nguyen are putting together a parkour about Karl May, his Orient cycle and the Winnetou films, which were also shot in Yugoslavia. Books about Winnetou were banned in East Germany, but they were secretly inherited through the male line, as fathers passed on their enthusiasm to their sons. Karl May never set foot in the United States of America, while he was writing the Winnetou books, nor did he visit Turkey, when the Orient cycle was in the making. The authors will research the filming locations; dig deep into our Karl May heritage, and form their own opinion about his mythomania …