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Dissident Film Club

Dissident Film Club

By Keaton Weiss
A survey of political and revolutionary cinema, past to present.
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8. Campaign Cinema - Our Favorite Films from the Campaign Trail

Dissident Film Club

8. Campaign Cinema - Our Favorite Films from the Campaign Trail
As the general election officially gets underway, we talk our favorite campaign themed movies, from Black Sheep to Bob Roberts.
September 14, 2020
7. Medium Cool and the Crashing of the 1968 DNC
On this episode, we take a look at the controversial 1969 film Medium Cool, which was shot amongst the real life tumult surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
August 21, 2020
6. Hamilton: Brilliant Theater, Neoliberal Propaganda, or Both?
The smash hit musical Hamilton is finally available to the masses on Disney +. We review the play itself and discuss its significance on this episode.
July 31, 2020
5. Deplorables and Wokescolds Throw Down in 'The Hunt'
On this episode, we review the controversial new horror comedy The Hunt.
July 27, 2020
4. The Guerrilla Comedy of Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen recently pranked a right wing rally in Olympia Washington with an anti-mask sing along. We discuss this and the rest of his career as a guerrilla improv comic.
July 5, 2020
3. Debating Planet of the Humans
On episode 3 of the Dissident Film Club, Keaton and Russell debate the controversial new documentary from Michael Moore called Planet of the Humans. 
June 30, 2020
2. Da 5 Bloods and the Films of Spike Lee
On this episode, we review Spike Lee's funny, tragic, and eccentric new film Da 5 Bloods (now available on Netflix), and its place in his extensive filmography.
June 19, 2020
1. The First Rule of Dissident Film Club
On the first ever episode of Dissident Film Club, we introduce this new show, talk our favorite "dissident" films and why we love them.
June 16, 2020