Political Film Review #674

BEST POLITICAL FILMS OF 2022 Among eleven films nominated by the Political Film Society for 2022 in each of four categories, members of the Political Film Society selected the best in each category. The winning film directors will receive awards: The best film promoting DEMOCRACY was Argentina, 1985, which covered the trial of those found […]

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Political Film Review #691

VOTING CONTINUES TO SELECT BEST FILMS OF 2023 Select the best film of 2023 in each of five categories. The deadline is February 29, 2024: Select the best from the categoryEXPOSÉ, fact-based films that raise political consciousness about events and situations previously little known that get attention in film: FILM TITLE ACCEPT CONTENT (see full

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Origin

ORIGIN EXPLAINS HOW ISABEL WILKERSON CONDUCTED RESEARCH Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents, published in 2000, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Director Ava DuVernay decided to make a film to demonstrate not only the thesis of the book but how she did her field research to derive insights stated in the book.

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Political Film Review #689

VOTING BEGINS TO SELECT BEST FILMS OF 2023 Select the best film of 2023 in each of five categories. The deadline is February 29, 2024: Select the best from the categoryEXPOSÉ, fact-based films that raise political consciousness about events and situations previously little known that get attention in film: FILM TITLE ACCEPT CONTENT (see full

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La Cyndicaliste

LA SYNDICALISTE EXPOSES ONE OF CHINA’S QUESTS TO DOMINATE THE GLOBAL MARKET Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé, La Syndicaliste is a biopic with three stories. The first is how Maureen Kearney (played by Isabelle Huppert) spent twenty years as a trade union firebrand (whence the title), fighting on behalf of 50,000 union workers to relieve their

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Political Film Review #685

LA SYNDICALISTE EXPOSES ONE OF CHINA’S QUESTS TO DOMINATE THE GLOBAL MARKET Directed by Jean-Paul Salomé, La Syndicaliste is a biopic with three stories. The first is how Maureen Kearney (played by Isabelle Huppert) spent twenty years as a trade union firebrand (whence the title), fighting on behalf of 50,000 union workers to relieve their

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Napoleon

The film Napoleon has brought to the screen the rise and fall of Napoléon Bonaparte (played by Joaquin Phoenix) with particular emphasis on his military career and his love life with Empress Josephine (Vanessa Kirby). Financed by Cinémathèque Français and Netflix, the film is a modern restoration of a 1927 French film classic. His early

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