Film screening ''The New Corperation''

For whom
Alumni , Business , Press , Employees , Private individuals , Students
When
06-12-2022 from 06:30 to 21:30
Where
Film-Plateau, Paddenhoek 3, 9000 Gent
Language
English
Organizer
UGent Human Rights Research Network , Faculty of Law and Criminology
Contact
Giselle.Corradi@UGent.be
Website
https://hrrn.ugent.be/events/

The chillingly relevant documentary The New Corporation (2020) reveals how corporate takeover of society forms an increasing threat to democracy...

Film screening: 'The New Corporation' and panel discussion with director Joel Bakan and expert Rosamunde Van Brakel. Moderator Jan Orbie.The chillingly relevant documentary The New Corporation (2020) reveals how corporate takeover of society forms an increasing threat to democracy and how it is being justified by the sly rebranding of corporations as socially conscious entities. In their multi-award winning The Corporation (2003) co-directors Joel Bakan and Jennifer Abbott examined the corporation as an institution within society and diagnosed it as psychopath. With this sequel The New Corporation they reveal a world now fully remade in the corporation’s image, perilously close to losing democracy. From gatherings of corporate elites in Davos, to climate change and spiraling inequality, the rise of ultra-right leaders to Covid-19 and racial injustice, the film looks at corporations’ devastating power. Countering this is a groundswell of resistance worldwide...Register before 30/11.

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