What Is Democracy?: Take One Action Film Festival

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A timely enquiry into the meaning and value of a concept widely perceived as desirable but too rarely scrutinised.

With liberal democracy under threat in many parts of the globe, this inquisitive essay contemplates the virtues and failings of government for the people by the people. Inspired by her involvement in the Occupy movement and in debt justice, director Astra Taylor encourages her interviewees – and audiences – to reckon with a system which often excludes wide swathes of the population and whose current incarnations have led to rampant income inequality.

Taylor elicits fascinating and often funny responses from her contributors in this welcome invitation to ask questions and to think, together, of the role we can all play in bringing about a more equitable political system.

BEYOND THE SCREEN

Join Take One Action after the film, on World Philosophy Day, to fix the world – or, at the very least, to explore more representative and direct forms of democracy.

Screening as part of the Take One Action Film Festival - the UK's leading global change film festival, celebrating the people and the films that are changing the world | 16-18 November

Find out more at http://bit.ly/TOA_Abdn18

Venue

Belmont Filmhouse
49 Belmont Street
Aberdeen
AB101JS

Tickets

Please buy your tickets directly from Belmont Filmhouse:
http://www.belmontfilmhouse.com/season/take-one-action-2018

Event website

Contact details

Kirsty Somerville
Take One Action Film Festival
info@takeoneaction.org.uk
0131 553 6335