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Jean Ziegler, the Optimism of Willpower

Jean Ziegler, l'Optimisme de la Volonté

Directed by Nicolas Wadimoff
Switzerland, 2016
Documentary

Synopsis

In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the “capitalist Monster”. Now, he goes back to Cuba, in his opinion the mother of all anticapitalist forces. The visit becomes a dialogue between reality and symbolism, confronting his thinking with today’s Cuban destiny.

Synopsis

In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the “capitalist Monster”. Now, he goes back to Cuba, in his opinion the mother of all anticapitalist forces. The visit becomes a dialogue between reality and symbolism, confronting his thinking with today’s Cuban destiny.

Jean Ziegler, the Optimism of WillpowerDirected byNicolas Wadimoff

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
2016
Swiss Film Award
2017 | Nominee: Best Documentary

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