The Trouble with Being Human These Days

The Trouble with Being Human These Days (official trailer) – Documentary about Zygmunt Bauman from photogl on Vimeo.

The film is a bold attempt at characterizing our contemporary, increasingly globalized, society through a prism of Zygmunt Bauman’s concept of liquid modernity. For decades Zygmunt Bauman has been painstakingly trying to disperse darkness surrounding the existence of an individual in the Western consumer society. He has been relentlessly pointing at the traps of free market economy and showing ugly flaws in the system, which for years have been officially glossed over. Despite his famous irony, he is in fact a passionate defender of some core values which are the prerequisites of a more equal and, simply, happier society. Our film presents in a nutshell Bauman’s vision of the world filled with concern, anxiety, but also – hope. By documenting Professor Bauman’s unique ideas, we intend to popularize his outstanding work and truly prophetic theories, which are concerned with the issues most of us can easily relate to.

We are currently in the final phase of the project with the release date planned for the end of September, and we would like to popularize the movie in order to attract as much audience as possible. I am writing in hope that you might find the idea of the film interesting and worth supporting. Would it be possible for you to post some information about the movie on your website?

More information about the project and the trailer are available at http://www.beinghumanthesedays.com/

Posted on August 3, 2011, in Videos and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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