Requiem for the American Dream

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Tue, Sep 8 12:00 PM
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Film Info
Runtime:73 min
Copyright:2015
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Free for Members
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Peter D. Hutchison
Kelly Nyks
Jared P. Scott
VR Director(s):TRUE

Description

As we're faced with a critical moment in history that has people questioning their democratic freedoms, this gripping deconstruction of how the powers that be are wielding media and culture to control us couldn't be more timely. Widely regarded as one of the most important thinkers alive, Noam Chomsky dissects our current condition with his cool and devastating intellectual power. Requiem for the American Dream takes a thought-provoking look at the decline of democracy, the disappearing middle class, and the myth of social mobility by tracing a half-century of policies designed to favour the wealthy at the expense of the majority.

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