‘The Art of Dissent’, or why love, tolerance, and creative freedom aren’t just for fairytales

“Love, tolerance and creative freedom aren’t just for fairytales”.
That’s the central message of a new documentary called The Art of
Dissent, which celebrates artistic engagement in Czechoslovakia before and
after the 1968 Soviet-led invasion. Written, directed and filmed by the
American intellectual historian James D Le Sueur, the film aims to debunk
the myth that life behind the Churchillian ‘Iron Curtain’ was static
and grey, and to inspire viewers through the messages of Václav Havel and
fellow former dissidents.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019