Requiem for the American Dream

Requiem for the American Dream

Requiem for the American Dream

A discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time – the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few.

"At times deeply personal, these interviews take a closer look at Chomsky’s own activism and political involvement as well as diving into his profound insight on the death of the middle class and the end of functioning democracy. Requiem For the American Dream provides a unique opportunity to introduce Chomsky to a broader audience and to widen the discussion regarding events that deeply impact all of our lives. It’s an eye-opening vision of the American Dream and one not to be missed." (Tribeca Film Festival)

201773 minsUSA
Documentary
Director:
Peter D. Hutchison (feature debut)Kelly Nyks ('Split: A Divided America', 'Do the Math', 'Disruption')Jared P. Scott ('Disruption', 'Do the Math', 'The Age of Consequences')
Writer:
Peter D. HutchisonKelly Nyks
Cast:
Noam Chomsky

Requiem for the American Dream / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A very useful addition to public discourse at any time. But it's particularly so during this election year...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

This well-paced and cogent seminar spotlights a man who, now 87, seems at the height of his intellectual powers.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The film isn't necessarily pegged to the upcoming election per se, but the logic presented within helps make sense of current affairs.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

As one expects, Chomsky again proves to know more about his targets than they seem to know about themselves, calling on bits of history that damn not only the business-boosting right wing, but those on the supposed left side of American politics.

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