From Herbert Marcuse Official Homepage:

Herbert’s Hippopotamus is a 1 hr. 9 min. documentary video made by UCSD film student Paul Alexander Juutilainen in 1996. It is a wonderful film about Herbert’s traces at UCSD, with great documentary footage from the 1960s and 70s and follow-up interviews from the 1990s. One reviewer wrote: “This Emmy award-winning documentary explores the historical background for the cultural encounter between European Critical Thinking, the Third World, Feminist and Anti-war movements, as well as the political turmoil and institutional pressures in reaction to these coalitions.”

Herbert’s Hippopotamus: Marcuse and Revolution in Paradise 57 min


The documentary is set in the late 1960s and early 1970s with videos of several different University of California campuses, but with most of the film set in San Diego where Professor Marcuse taught. …. [ read full review]