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Karl Marx’s influence on political thinking and society as a whole, can still be felt massively today, with his sharp bright mind producing thoughts still relevant as much in the modern day as it ever will be. 2011 German documentary film Marx Reloaded examined the influence of the German Socialist and Philosopher in the wake of the global financial crisis. This film gets a special screening at Northern Stage, Newcastle on Thursday 10th March.

A new generation of philosophers, artists and political activists are returning to Marx’s ideas, as they try to make sense of the world as it is now. The documentary Marx Reloaded, features interviews with leading thinkers on Marxism, and those at the forefront of a revival in Marxist and Communist thinking. For those seeking an alternative to capitalist economies and austerity, the film is a must-see.

With a discussion following the screening led by social justice campaigner Simon Hall; the socialist, political activist and trade union member for over thirty years has recently been involved in local anti-racist and anti-fascist events and it all makes for an enthralling event for anyone with an interest in Marxism.

Cinema Politica – Marx Reloaded is screened at Northern Stage, Newcastle on Thursday 10th March.

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