I hour 12 minutes
Sun 14 July // 14:00 / Cinema
Tickets: £5.00 or Pay as you Feel
A filmed account of the street protests against the World Trade Organization Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA in 1999. Stars Naom Chomksy and Susan Sarandon.
This Is What Democracy Looks Like, a co-production of the IMC and Big Noise Films, weaves the footage of over 100 videographers into a gripping document of what really happened on Seattle’s streets.
The film cuts through the confusion and tear gas to paint an intimate, passionate portrait of a week that changed the world.
With narration by Susan Sarandon and Spearhead’s Michael Franti, and with a driving soundtrack including Rage Against the Machine, DJ Shadow, DJ Musaka, and Company of Prophets, This Is What Democracy Looks Like is the first documentary to capture the raw energy of the WTO protests, while clarifying their global and historic significance.