November 11th 2017 07:30 PM - November 11th 2017 09:15 PM

Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution

10.00
25 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution

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Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution

(Jon D. Erickson / USA / DOCUMENTARY / 93M)

"Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution" is the story of the attempt to build a 21st century progressive movement in the United States. Five remarkable individuals wrestle with persistent racial injustice, growing economic inequality, and the corrupting influence of money in politics against the backdrop of an extraordinary 2016 presidential race. 

  From the presidential campaign trail with Senator Bernie Sanders to a local race in the failing economy of rural West Virginia, from a mass sit-in on the U.S. Capitol steps to racially charged police commission hearings in Los Angeles, Waking the Sleeping Giant makes sense of this moment in American politics, probing widespread discontent during the 2016 election cycle, Donald Trump’s dramatic electoral victory, and the challenges ahead for those building a re-energized progressive movement.

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Hamilton Film Festival

The Hamilton Film Festival screens a juried selection of independent films from Canada and around the world! The event is a leader in the local film community, bringing industry development and quality networking opportunities throughout the year. The Canadian Film Market, Lights Camera Hamilton, Southern Ontario Film Festival Group and Kids Can Film are all initiatives of the Hamilton Film Festival.



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