Item Details

Requiem for the American Dream

Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Films; Nonfiction Films; Feature Films; Feature Films-United States; Interviews
Date
2016; 2015
Duration
1:13:11
Summary
Through interviews filmed over four years, Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality, tracing a half-century of policies designed to favor the most wealthy at the expense of the majority while also looking back on his own life of activism and political participation. Profoundly personal and thought provoking, Chomsky provides penetrating insight into what may well be the lasting legacy of our time: the death of the middle class, and swan song of functioning democracy. A potent reminder that power ultimately rests in the hands of the governed, Requiem is required viewing for all who maintain hope in a shared stake in the future.
Publisher
Zeitgeist Films
Language
English
Notes
produced and directed by Peter Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott ; a PF Pictures production in association with Naked City Films.
Originally produced in 2015.
Cinematography by Mike McSweeney, Rob Featherstone ; editors, Alan Canant, Jared P. Scott ; original music, Malcolm Francis.
Public performance rights secured. PPR granted for groups of up to 50 when no admission is charged. Performance rights are for the life of the disc.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
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