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Shepard Fairey-Designed Poster For 'Let Fury Have The Hour' (Chuck D, Edwidge Danticat, Van Jones, Others)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act December 12, 2012 at 11:02AM

A call to action, the short story goes... In the 1980s, a generation of artists used their creativity to respond to the reactionary politics that came to define the culture at the time. In director Antonino D Ambrosio's Let Fury Have The Hour, over 50 notable musicians, artists, and thinkers are brought together to trace a social history from the cynical heydays of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, to today, ultimately imparting a message of hope.
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A call to action, the short story goes... In the 1980s, a generation of artists used their creativity to respond to the reactionary politics that came to define the culture at the time. In director Antonino D Ambrosio's Let Fury Have The Hour, over 50 notable musicians, artists, and thinkers are brought together to trace a social history from the cynical heydays of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, to today, ultimately imparting a message of hope.

The indie documentary, which includes commentary from the likes of Chuck D, Van Jones, Suheir Hammad, John Sayles, and more than 50 others, will see a limited USA theatrical release starting this Friday, December 14, in NYC and January 25th in LA. 

Additional cities will be announced later.

The film is a CAVU Pictures release.

In the meantime, here's the trailer (but first, check out the newly-released Shepard Fairey-designed poster below; of course, Fairey, who is also featured in the film, is best known for creating the iconic Barack Obama "Hope" poster during the 2008 Presidential election.):


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