The Corporate Coup D’État

  • Friday 6 March | 12:00 pm | Core Screen 2
  • Social, Political
  • CAN, 2018
  • 80 min


Council of Canadians


Canadian writer John Ralston Saul’s book The Unconscious Civilization won the Governor General’s Award in 1996. Canadian director Fred Peabody (All Governments Lie, DocFest ’17) investigates its central idea: that capitalism has subverted our democracy, and our government has become a corporate dictatorship.
(HotDocs, IDFA selection)

“Even if you’re not a political junky, it’s easy to follow the narrative breadcrumbs Peabody lays out to make his case.” – Victor Stiff, That Shelf


Fred Peabody