The Animal People

Fifteen years in the making, this feature documentary - Executive Produced by Joaquin Phoenix - follows the journey of six young Americans who find themselves targeted as terrorists by the US government for their involvement in a controversial protest campaign. Seeing the future of social movement organizing, the activists used the then fledgling internet to dramatically magnify their impact as they systematically knocked out the pillars of financial support that kept the company in business. But when letter writing and protests began to mushroom into dead-of-night vandalism and worse by unknown activists, this corporation and the government formed an alliance to destroy the group. The FBI began an unprecedented campaign of surveillance in preparation for prosecution, creating a model that would later be used against Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter. Congress, under corporate influence, rewrote laws and bent the definition of incitement in order to accomplish the prosecution ...

  • Denis Henry Hennelly
  • Casey Suchan

Release Date: 2019-12-10
IMDb icon 7.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
Who is the director of the movie The Animal People?
This tv-show was directed by Denis Henry Hennelly, Casey Suchan.
What is the genre of The Animal People?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Documentary.
Who starred in The Animal People?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Steven Best, Heidi Boghosian, George W. Bush, Brian Cass, Jake Conroy.
What is The Animal People IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 7.3.
When was The Animal People released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 2019-12-10.