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The Demise of the Prophets / Tele Images Creations (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1990.
Description1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series French Intellectuals in the 20th Century
French intellectuals in the 20th century. ^A1188659
Contents Embracing Cuban Communism (3:53) -- Participating in the Latin Revolution (3:34) -- Supporting Vietnamese Communists (2:34) -- Seduced by the Cultural Revolution (2:53) -- Disillusionment with Communism (2:26) -- Egalitarian Ideal in Practice (1:52) -- 1968 Civil Unrest (3:42) -- French Maoist Movement (3:07) -- Struggle against the Bourgeoisie (2:08) -- Addressing Revolutionary Terrorism (4:30) -- Iranian Revolution (3:32) -- Cambodian Revolution (3:31) -- Rediscovering Democratic Ideals (3:10) -- Championing Human Rights (2:24) -- Demise of French Intellectuals (3:22) -- French Intellectual Legacy (2:23) -- Credits: The Demise of the Prophets: French Intellectuals in the 20th Century (1:49)
Abstract This program covers the following topics: intellectuals and the new models like communist Cuba; birth of the Maoist intellectual, with Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir distributing Maoist tracts in the street; the revolutions in Iran and Cambodia, whose excesses led the intellectuals to a new cause - human rights; the death of Sartre; and the death of Chinese support for communism, as seen at Tiananmen Square.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 26, 2013.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguagePortions in French with English subtitles.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Tele Images Creations (Firm), 1990.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number53620s Films Media Group
Publisher number53624 Films Media Group

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