Join the Chicago Anarchist Film Festival and Four Star Anarchsit Organization as we show films and talk about capitalism in crisis and global resistance in defiance to the agendas of G8 and NATO. Although the G8 has moved in order to become a more intimate gathering the agenda of free marketism, which created our current economic collapse, remains the same.
Thursday March 29 University of Chicago- Debtocracy (2011, directed by Aris Hatzisteganou and Katerina Kitidi) is a feature length documentary that explores the historical and political causes of Greece’s sovereign debt crisis. Hailed by The Guardian as “the best film of Marxian economic analysis yet produced,” Debtocracy critically investigates the policy interventions of the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. (75 min. in Greek with English subtitles)
Special guest speaker Dimitris Soukouris. Dr. Dimitris Kousouris is a historian of Modern Greece and has been involved in radical social movements in Greece since the early nineties. He is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Franke Institute at the University of Chicago. Co-sponser “The Anthropology of Europe Workshop”