The pathological pursuit of profit and power, this 26awardwinning documentary explores a corporation s inner workings, curious history. Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its presentday dominance. A bar code serves as a symbol to a protester at the summit of the americas, held in quebec in 2001, in the impassioned documentary the. The talking heads were usually on the money, including both michael 911 moore and noam manafacturing consent chomsky. The original film was a call to action, says joel bakan. Provoking, witty, stylish and sweepingly informative, the corporation explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. The documentary examines the modernday corporation, considering its legal. The documentary examines the modernday corporation. The corporation 2003 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The pathological pursuit of profit and power, during the filming of the documentary. The depiction of the corporation as a psychopath was used to link most of the material. A landmark film and book for business studies curriculums, the corporation is taught in colleges and. Based on joel bakans soontobepublished book, the corporation.
How corporations ruined food food industry documentary real stories duration. The corporation is a 2003 canadian documentary film written by university of british columbia law professor joel bakan, and directed by mark achbar and jennifer abbott. Some might say the golden globes are more prestigious awards in the movie. Also interesting is bakans spinning off his work into a documentary film also titled the corporation, further presenting the case that this modern business model that. More than a decade after the corporation started a global conversation about the modern business corporation, bestselling author and scholar joel bakan is now working on a followup project that focuses on the corporation s remarkable evolution and transformation since the first film. The corporation is a 2003 canadian documentary film written by university of british columbia law professor joel bakan, and directed by mark achbar and.949 945 381 1043 188 875 765 1443 950 384 1143 1324 1264 164 25 1020 1395 1215 282 422 1656 869 1274 1469 63 895 700 462 390