The Yes Men Fix the World
Dir. Andy Bichlbaum & Mike Bonanno (2009). This sequel to the Yes Mens first film continues with their greatest stuntone going live on BBC World in the guise of a Dow Chemical spokesman to announce Dow would mark the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal chemical disaster with a $12 billion aid plan for the victims. (Stock dropped faster than the interviewer's jaw.) Basically entertainers who strut and fret their hour on the media stage, these anti-globalist performance artists delight sympathetic audiences with the possibility of change.
Fri., May 14, 7 p.m., 2010
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