Spirit of '68: Sympathy for the Devil
50TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING
Jean-Luc Godard's documentation of late 1960s Western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver. Other notable topics are the role of news media, the mediated image, a growing technocratic society, women's liberation, the May revolt in France and the power of language.
“Sympathy For The Devil is overtly political… But as a shock to a cinema grown fat on saccharine sweetness, it is a breath of intellectual fresh air.” ~ Eye For Film