Animal Farm

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Victoria Saucedo and Denise Morris review the 1954 animated film Animal Farm. While there have been several film versions of George Orwell’s 1946 Novel, the 1954 production is notable as a British-American collaboration with funding from the CIA as part of the “American cultural offensive during the Cold War.” This gave the CIA power to influence the presentation of Orwell’s ideas. Or did it? Victoria and Denise take a look at this “anti-communist Art” and challenge the idea that propaganda served its intended purpose. Click here to view the full movie on youtube.  

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