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The Best Political Movies of All Time (Part 2). Bob & Scott talk about their favorite Lefty films. (G&R 119‪)‬ Green & Red: Podcasts for Scrappy Radicals

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Green & Red Goes Hollywood!  

At Green and Red, we're big fans of popular culture and how it can  politicize and radicalize people.  We've already done shows on sports  and activism, progressive Country music, cancel culture, Socialism and  the Sopranos and other such themes. So.....in an upcoming series of episodes, we're periodically going to talk about our favorite political/radical films, television and music.  

Check out part 1 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGV962JFmiY&t=2722s  

In part 2, we continue our journey into the best political films by starting with movies about working-class issues and activism.  Then we discuss some of our favorite foreign films with political themes, including the work of Gillo Pontecorvo and Costas-Gavras.  

One of our favorite themes was "political satire and dystopia," where we  talked about movies that often served as warnings about the world we  live in today.  We discussed what we called "cultural touchstones,"  films that defined an era ("Hair") or served as a snapshot into a  reality we never were shown ("Being There").  

We also talk about  important films that discuss wars, revolution, and imperialism, which  are essential to any left understanding of politics.  And we finished with our least favorite political films, and you get to  hear an epic rant from Bob about the horrors of "Forrest Gump."  If you haven't subscribed to Green & Red on YouTube yet, just click  that button above.  

Please SHARE and please leave any COMMENTS about  what we left in or what we left out.  We want to know what your favorite  political flicks are.  And please share the word about G&R and follow us all over social  media!  

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This is a Green and Red Podcast production. Produced by Bob  (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott (@sparki1969).  “Green and Red Blues" by Moody.  Editing by Isaac.

Green & Red Goes Hollywood!  

At Green and Red, we're big fans of popular culture and how it can  politicize and radicalize people.  We've already done shows on sports  and activism, progressive Country music, cancel culture, Socialism and  the Sopranos and other such themes. So.....in an upcoming series of episodes, we're periodically going to talk about our favorite political/radical films, television and music.  

Check out part 1 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGV962JFmiY&t=2722s  

In part 2, we continue our journey into the best political films by starting with movies about working-class issues and activism.  Then we discuss some of our favorite foreign films with political themes, including the work of Gillo Pontecorvo and Costas-Gavras.  

One of our favorite themes was "political satire and dystopia," where we  talked about movies that often served as warnings about the world we  live in today.  We discussed what we called "cultural touchstones,"  films that defined an era ("Hair") or served as a snapshot into a  reality we never were shown ("Being There").  

We also talk about  important films that discuss wars, revolution, and imperialism, which  are essential to any left understanding of politics.  And we finished with our least favorite political films, and you get to  hear an epic rant from Bob about the horrors of "Forrest Gump."  If you haven't subscribed to Green & Red on YouTube yet, just click  that button above.  

Please SHARE and please leave any COMMENTS about  what we left in or what we left out.  We want to know what your favorite  political flicks are.  And please share the word about G&R and follow us all over social  media!  

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Follow Green and Red// 


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Donate to Green and Red Podcast// 


Become a recurring donor at  https://www.patreon.com/greenredpodcast  
Or make a one time donation here: https://bit.ly/DonateGandR  

This is a Green and Red Podcast production. Produced by Bob  (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott (@sparki1969).  “Green and Red Blues" by Moody.  Editing by Isaac.

1 hr 8 min