Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sat Oct 20th – Manufacturing Consent


Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7pm
Faculty of Social Science, University of Ottawa, room 1006 (FSS 1006)


Directions to FSS-1006 :

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media is a 1992 documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of linguist, intellectual, and political activist Noam Chomsky. Canadian filmmakers Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick expand the analysis of political economy and mass media presented in Manufacturing Consent, a 1988 book Chomsky coauthored with Edward S. Herman



Sat Oct 13th – The Young Karl Marx

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Faculty of Social Science, University of Ottawa, room 1006 (FSS 1006)
*Note change of location from that previously announced.


Directions to FSS-1006 :

The Young Karl Marx

the young karl marx

The early years of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, and Jenny Marx between Paris, Brussels, and London.

A spectre is returning to haunt the capitalist world! In the year of Karl Marx’s 200th birthday we get the timely release of a remarkable film about one of history’s foremost and complex thinkers, depicting his early activist life leading up to one of the world’s most iconic publications, The Communist Manifesto. (From the film review in People’s Voice, March 16–31, 2018.)

118 min.






Next Showing will be Saturday, October 13th at 7pm in Lamoureux 339 on the University of Ottawa campus

145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa


Where we will be showing the documentary

“The Young Karl Marx”

Check out our Cinema Academica facebook group (participation) if you would like to get involved, or make suggestions of documentaries you would like to see, speakers or topics you would like to hear more on, and so on.

Have a great Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend.