Democracy plus Q&A
- 1h 40min
- Directed by: David Bernet
- Written by: David Bernet
- Cast: Jan Philipp Albrecht, Viviane Reding, Ralf Bendrath
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
*This screening will be followed by a short audience-led discussion on the challenges posed by the EU Referendum with special guests including Ian Hudghton MEP. *
Ahead of a critical referendum on UK membership of the EU, Democracy, in association with Take One Action Film Festival, takes you backstage at the European Parliament, to follow the fate of a hotly-contested piece of legislation on Data Protection. As he battles lobbyists and obfuscation, Jan Albrecht, the young and seemingly naïve green MEP in charge of the new bill, proves a quietly tenacious opponent. Shot over two years, this is a subtle and powerful exploration of democracy at work.
"A subtle cinematic triumph, a visual delight" The Guardian
"A rare and insightful glimpse into the inner workings of the European Parliament" The Hollywood Reporter
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