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K is for Karl: Communism

Alternative title
Communism (Episode 2)
Synopsis
A series of five short films on the ideas of Karl Marx to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth.
In the second film of the series Paul Mason visits the places and influences around London which contributed to Marx’s writing of the Communist Manifesto. «The year is 1847. Then, as now, London was the financial capital of the world. Here, Karl Marx set out to write a document that still has the power to inspire people and terrify the elite... the Communist Manifesto.» [5 minutes]
The other films in the series are: Alienation, Revolution, Exploitation and the Future of the Machines. Commissioned by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Series
K is for Karl
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2018
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Philosophy
Keywords
communism; Marx, Karl

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daqubMgQyAk
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
Theopi Skarlatos
Animator
Made in Motion
Contributor
Paul Mason

Publisher

Name

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Email
info@rosalux.org
Web
https://www.rosalux.de/en/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+49-(0)30-44310221
Address
Franz-Mehring-Platz 1
Berlin
10243
Germany

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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