Schwarzfahrer (Black Rider in english) is a 1993 German 12-minute Short film directed by Pepe Danquart. It won an Academy Award in 1994 for Best Short Subject. The Short film is about an incident of colour related racism on a tram in Berlin, Germany; where an elderly lady launches into a tirade of verbal abuse against an African American passenger, bringing up a whole host of prejudices against asylum-seekers and immigrants. The other passengers eavesdrop, but don’t intervene. When the ticket inspector turns up to check everyone’s tickets something unexpected occurs and the tables turn…

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