SK Docs: Shouting Fire – Stories From The Edge Of Free Speech

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Another gem. The title is a spoof on a major Supreme Court Case in the US.

The idea is that free speech is pretty much absolute.

The only thing you shouldn’t do?

Is falsely shout “Fire”, in a crowded movie-theatre.

(Since it will mean panic and most certainly cause people to get trampled).

Abbie Hoffman has a wonderful quote:

"Free speech means being able to shout theatre in a crowded fire"

Movie Poster Shouting Fire

As you may have guessed: the documentary deals with free speech.

I am not giving away any spoilers, this is to be watched and pondered.