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2017 Film Festival

The Maribor Uprisings: A Live Participatory Film

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th 2017

02:45 PM –  Social Movements

dir. Maple Razsa and Milton Guillén

Q&A with Maple Razsa after screening

Twice, the people went into the streets. Twice, the police drove them away. What began as protests became uprisings. In the once-prosperous industrial city of Maribor, Slovenia, anger over political corruption became unruly revolt. This participatory documentary places audiences in the midst of the third and largest uprising as crowds surround and ransack City Hall under a hailstorm of tear gas canisters. Soon the mayor will resign—and the movement will spread to cities across the country.

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