The Resource Mic Check : documentary shorts from the Occupy movement

Mic Check : documentary shorts from the Occupy movement

Label
Mic Check : documentary shorts from the Occupy movement
Title
Mic Check
Title remainder
documentary shorts from the Occupy movement
Title variation
Documentary shorts from the Occupy movement
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When thousands of people concerned about growing economic inequality gathered in Zuccotti Park in New York City on September 17, 2011, there was little indication that they would fundamentally transform American political debate and ignite a full-scale national and global protest movement. But within a year, the Occupy Wall Street protestors had done just that.This powerful collection of short films, made by Occupy protestors on the ground, tells the story of the movement in real time. While the films range in length from just one to ten minutes, their combined force is spellbinding. Together they show how a fledgling movement came out of nowhere to challenge Wall Street's rapacious and predatory practices, force economic inequality and corporate greed onto the mainstream political agenda, and capture the imagination of the world. The result is a fascinating and multifaceted portrait of one of the defining political struggles of our time.Mic Check is especially suitable for courses in political science, government, economics, history, human rights, sociology, social justice and activism, and for campus event programming dedicated to social issues. The films were curated by Nick Shimkin, a film programmer and writer based in Brooklyn, NY
Is part of
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Curated by Nick Shimkin
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2012
Intended audience
Higher education
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shimkin, Nick
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Equality
  • Income distribution
  • Occupy movement
  • Occupy movement
  • Protest movements
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Mic Check : documentary shorts from the Occupy movement
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/81566
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1081565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 100 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1081565
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897769658
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Mic Check : documentary shorts from the Occupy movement
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/81566
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1081565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 100 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1081565
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897769658
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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