"The Must-See Documentary Of The Year"
The Globe and Mail
"searing interviews with cleverly edited imagery"
"thoughtful and pointed" NNNN
Yahoo News Canada
"a particularly impressive act of filmmaking"
"well-reasoned and undeniably urgent"
"sure to provoke righteous outrage"
The Daily Beast
"couldn’t be more pertinent to the current moment"
The Canadian Press
"The film touches on everything from social services to climate change and inequality"
The Hollywood Reporter
"Manages to see hope for democracy in the years to come"
On Demand In Canada
We are now organizing community screenings for organizations, groups, and educational institutions on a case by case basis with a sliding license fee depending on your type of event. Available in the USA, Canada and worldwide (some restrictions apply).
Festivals & THEATRES
CPH: DOX Documentary Film Festival
Streaming in Denmark
April 22nd – May 5th, 2021
You can also watch the youth editorial’s debate about solutions to global issues featuring the film’s director, Joel Bakan, together with politician and author, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, CEO of Our Climate, Jasmine Sanders, and Secretary General of Oxfam IBIS, Kristian Weise. Moderated by Journalist Henrik Chulu.
Hot Docs Online
Streaming in Canada
EXTENDED until April 29th
This screening includes exclusive bonus interviews with directors Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan, and narrator Charles Officer, each moderated by award-winning journalist, author and activist Desmond Cole.
Fundraiser Screenings for Reality Leigh Winner
Online in USA
Grassroots Premiere Series!
LA: Saturday, April 17th
NYC: Thursday, April 22nd
DC: Monday, May 3rd
We’re organizing a series of grassroots screenings across the USA to benefit political whistleblower Reality Leigh Winner who exposed Russian election hacking and has been in prison since 2017. While every screening will be virtual, after-viewing Q&A events to feature different local speakers connected to the case, and other threats to democracy explored in the film.
Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival
Virtual Screening in Minnesota
May 13 to May 23, 2021
Utah Film Centre
Live Stream in Intermountain-West States
Tuesday, May 4 @ 7:00 PM – Monday, May 10 @ 10:00 PM MDT
Available until all tickets are reserved. Open to Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, and Idaho.
RiverRun International Film Festival
Virtual Screening in USA
May 11 to May 13, 2021
Available for 72 hours after opening on Tuesday, May 11th at 12:00 EST.
Virtual Screening in California
Thursday, May 13th 7PM PST – Saturday, May 15th 7PM PST
Available in California for 48 hours only!
Twin Cities Film Fest
October 22 - 31, 2020
October 14 - 18, 2020
TELEFILM CANADA and the ROGERS GROUP OF FUNDS through the theatrical documentary program present
In association with CRAVE, a division of Bell Media
a GRANT STREET PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH SCREEN SIREN PICTURES
A FILM BY JENNIFER ABBOTT AND JOEL BAKAN “THE NEW CORPORATION: THE UNFORTUNATELY NECESSARY SEQUEL”
ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSED BY MATT ROBERTSON SOUND DESIGN VELCROW RIPPER EDITOR PETER ROECK DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY IAN KERR, CSC
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JOEL BAKAN PRODUCED BY BETSY CARSON AND TRISH DOLMAN NARRATED BY CHARLES OFFICER
WRITTEN BY JOEL BAKAN BASED UPON HIS BOOK “THE NEW CORPORATION: HOW ‘GOOD’ CORPORATIONS ARE BAD FOR DEMOCRACY”
Directed by JOEL BAKAN and JENNIFER ABBOTT
Produced with the participation of Ken and Reva Davidson