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The Story of Film: An Odyssey (E12) - Fight the Power: Protest in Film (2011)

Documentary, Captioned 1h 2m

By the 1980s, many brave filmmakers chose to spoke truth to power. American independent director John Sayles talks about this period of the Reagan-Thatcher axis. In Beijing there’s the blossoming of Chinese cinema before the Tian’anmen crackdown. In the Soviet Union, the past wells up in astonishing films, and in Poland the master director Krzysztof Kieslowski emerges.

Director

Mark Cousins

Language

English

Subtitles

English