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CHUCK NORRIS VS. COMMUNISM

 
Category
History, Human Rights, Society
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Documentary, Romania, UK, Germany 2015
Runtime: 80 min.
Director: Ilinca Calugareanu
Production: Vernon Films

 

In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western film smashed through the Iron Curtain opening a window in the free world for those who dared to look. A black-market VHS racketeer and a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people and sparked a revolution. An audience-pleaser at Sundance with fabulous re-enactment scenes.

 

FESTIVALS:
Sundance IFF, Hot Docs, Edinburgh, Seattle IFF, LA Film Festival, Nantucket Film Festival, Stockholm IFF

 

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