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  • What Is Democracy? (2018)
  • 107 min | Documentary
What Is Democracy? (2018)
107 min | Documentary

This documentary examines the philosophy behind the concept of Democracy, from ancient Athens to modern Greece and the American Civil Rights movement.
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Director
Writer
Astra Taylor (written by)
Producer
Composer
Heather McIntosh (music by)
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Release date
Jan 16, 2019 (United States)

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Cast

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Silvia Federici
Self - Feminist Scholar and Activist Self - Feminist Scholar and Activist   See fewer
Eleni Perdikouri
Self - Professor of Philosophy Self - Professor of Philosophy   See fewer
Harrison Preddy
Self - NC State College Republicans Self - NC State College Republicans   See fewer
Hannah Niles
Self - NC State College Republicans Self - NC State College Republicans   See fewer
Cornel West
Self - Professor of African-American Studies Self - Professor of African-American Studies   See fewer
Mickey Michaux
Self - North Carolina General Assembly (as Representative 'Mickey' Michaux Jr.) Self - North Carolina General Assembly (as Representative 'Mickey' Michaux Jr.)   See fewer
William J. Barber II
Self - Raleigh Protest Speaker (as Rev. William Barber II) Self - Raleigh Protest Speaker (as Rev. William Barber II)   See fewer
Delaney Vandergrift
Self - Activist and Student Self - Activist and Student   See fewer
Efima Karakantza
Self - Professor of Ancient Greek Literature Self - Professor of Ancient Greek Literature   See fewer
Eulalia Francisco
Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative   See fewer
Alfonso Gonzalez
Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative   See fewer
Walter Vicente
Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative Self - Opportunity Threads Cooperative   See fewer
Wendy Brown
Self - Professor of Political Science Self - Professor of Political Science   See fewer
George A. Papandreou
Self - Former Prime Minister of Greece (as George Papandreou) Self - Former Prime Minister of Greece (as George Papandreou)   See fewer
Aspasia Balta
Self - Activist Self - Activist   See fewer
Zoé Konstantopoulou
Self - Former Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament (as Zoe Konstantopoulou) Self - Former Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament (as Zoe Konstantopoulou)   See fewer
Emmy Koutsopoulou
Self - Clinic Volunteer Self - Clinic Volunteer   See fewer
Angela Davis
Self - Scholar and Activist Self - Scholar and Activist   See fewer
Badili Jones
Self - Activist Self - Activist   See fewer
Aja Monet
Self - Activist and Poet Self - Activist and Poet   See fewer
Christian Guerrier
Self - Activist Self - Activist   See fewer
Victor On-Sang
Self - Activist Self - Activist   See fewer
Jacques Laroche
Self - Activist Self - Activist   See fewer
Tanya Zakrison
Self - Trauma Surgeon Self - Trauma Surgeon   See fewer
Rishi Rattan
Self - Trauma Surgeon Self - Trauma Surgeon   See fewer
Nicholas Namais
Self - Trauma Surgeon Self - Trauma Surgeon   See fewer
Ellie Brett
Self - Barber Self - Barber   See fewer
Salam Magames
Self - Accordion Player Self - Accordion Player   See fewer
Abid Muhajir
Self - English Teacher Self - English Teacher   See fewer
Hasan Hmeydan
Self - Driver Self - Driver   See fewer
Wolfgang Schäuble
Self (archive footage) (as Wolfgang Schauble) Self (archive footage) (as Wolfgang Schauble)   See fewer
Alexis Tsipras
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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