“A bracing exercise in political filmmaking and pedagogy… resurrecting the Brechtian frontal attack, both on an economic system intent on the manufacture of death and on the complacency of documentary realism.”
BIG CONGRATS to our Doc Studies alumnus, Igor Myakotin, co-producer of “Welcome to Chechnya,” which has been shortlisted for not one, but TWO Oscars: Documentary Feature and Visual Effects (a first ever for a documentary)!
Socialism is plagued by conflicting definitions. Is it dictatorship or democracy? Norway or Venezuela? Reform or revolution? This film explores where American socialism has been, why it was suppressed, and imagines what a renewed American socialism might look like.