Cleveland vs. Wall Street

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Cleveland proti Wall Streetu

Language: English

1 court

2 fictional process

3 mortgages and repossessions

4 the people play themselves

5 participants and witnesses are real

6 judges, attorneys, witnesses and jury members

7 step by step, one testimony follows another

8 epic drama provides a forum for political-economic debate

9 people evicted from their homes blame banks for crisis

10 an analysis of mortgage mechanisms; the universal fable of capitalism

20 On 11 January 2008 Josh Cohen and his team, who had been hired by the city of Cleveland, filed suit against eleven banks that were responsible for a wave of repossessions that left the city in ruins.

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Ekonomystics
Exhibition format: DigiBeta PAL


The author of the official spot is renowned director Jean-Luc Godard