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Politics in Cinema: Mr. Smith goes to Washington

Phoenix Leicester

13 May 2015 · 6:15pm

Phoenix Leicester, 4 Midland Street Leicester LE1 1TG · Get directions

Organised by: PhoenixLeicester

Certificate: U

A new 3-month season of films looking at Politics in Cinema. All screenings introduced by James Harvey-Davitt, PhD Candidate in English and Media, Anglia Ruskin University. In Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Capra presents one of his boldest arguments for the merits of Congress. To this day, Jimmy Stewart’s idealistic naïveté remains one of the iconic representations of the responsibilities of power.

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