Twelve Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave (2013) R | 2h 14min | Biography, Drama, History | 8 November 2013 (USA) IMDb Today we discuss theĀ 2013 Oscar-winning film “12 Years a Slave”. We’re going to talk about - Judging the law - Exploring how slaves are deprived of identity, rights and humanity - And the consequences for the society that permits it. The Making of a Slave It takes coordinated and systematic work to break down an individual into a slave.

Chuck Norris vs Communism (Review)

Film: Chuck Norris vs Communism (2015) 1h 18min | Documentary, Comedy, History | 12 November 2015 (Germany) A documentary about how western films were smuggled into Romainia during the rise of VHS

Key Points Why did we pick a documentary for our first film, even though our focus is Philosophy in Fiction? What is the film about? How did contraband films change Romanian culture? How does it compare to western culture from the same era? How did Zamfir create and develop the film market? In what ways does this film reflect media access on the internet today?