Democracy and Disappointment: On the Politics of Resistance, Alain Badiou and Simon Critchley in Conv (2007)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Co-edited, produced and chaired by Simon Critchley and Aaron Levy, in conjunction with the 2007-8 RBSL Bergman Foundation Curatorial Seminar at the University of Pennsylvania, this release features a conversation with the said intellectuals on the politics of resistance. Prior to November 2007, research had been conducted by Penn students at the Bergman Seminar on a diverse array of subjects including literature, technology and geopolitics; their work culminated with this discussion by Levy and Critchley on the disappointment attached to the limitations of modern democracy.

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democracy, political-unrest, politics, resistance