HD Visualizing Chomsky
With over 185 IMDb credits to his name, Noam Chomsky is a ubiquitous documentary presence. This video essay highlights the visual tropes that characterize media representations of the man and his ideas.---CREDITSClips (in order of appearance):REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM (2015, dir. Kelly Nyks, Peter D. Hutchison, and Jared P. Scott)THE CORPORATION (2003, dir. Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott)ENCIRCLEMENT – NEO-LIBERALISM ENSNARES DEMOCRACY (2008, dir. Richard Brouillette)POWER AND TERROR: NOAM CHOMSKY IN OUR TIMES (2002, dir. John Junkerman)MANUFACTURING CONSENT: NOAM CHOMSKY AND THE MEDIA (1992, dir. Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick)NOAM CHOMSKY: REBEL WITHOUT A PAUSE (2003, dir. Will Pascoe)Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: «Vietnam and the Intellectuals» (1969)“Chomsky–Foucault Debate” (1971)A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers: «Noam Chomsky on 'Manufacturing Consent'» (1988)Da Ali G Show: “Ali G with Noam Chomsky” (2005)IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY? (2013, dir. Michel Gondry)Al Jazeera English: «Noam Chomsky — The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine» (2017) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34LGPIXvU5M)Music:“REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM Theme” by Malcolm Francisfrom the soundtrack of REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM---DISCLAIMER: This video essay contains copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. This material is being used in an effort to advance understanding about the art and craft of filmmaking. I believe this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this video essay is distributed without profit for educational use only. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this video essay for purposes of your own that go beyond “fair use,” you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.