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Polito-tainment: Movies as Diatribes


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/politotainment_movies_as_diatribes_20040827

When Canadian Jewish filmmaker Mark Achbar decided which talking heads would discuss business history in his new, capitalist-critiquing film, "The Corporation," the lineup was a quartet of four Jewish left intellectuals, including Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. "And that wasn't done consciously," Achbar told The Journal by telephone from his Vancouver home. "It's just that these happened to be the most articulate spokespersons for this critique."

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