Quest for power

Netherlands, 1982

Film
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A probing and well-conceived documentary about the values, style and goals of a new, radical right-wing movement in the United States known as the ‘New Right’. Demonstrates the power and the persuasiveness of the ‘New Right’ from a critical and a logical perspective. Key figures in this group express their distaste for homosexuality, abortion, blacks, arms control or any kind of agreement with the Soviets. Leaders of the ‘New Right’ such as President Reagan are shown.

Credits

co-director

Frank Diamond

Saul Landau

production company

Stichting Derde Cinema

Vara-TV

Duration

00:52:00:00

Production places
Netherlands
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323646

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conservatism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Minorities - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political parties

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political persecution

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politicians - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Power (Philosophy)

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social change

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social control

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Politics and government

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Power (Psychology)

History → History

People → Reagan, Ronald, 1911-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Netherlands

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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