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Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren (2006)

A look at America's contemporary predilection for superficial patriotic symbolism via consumerism.

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Credited cast:
Bruce Gilman ...
Himself
Archie Bray ...
Himself - US Army Air Force, 1942-1946
Greg Dickinson ...
Himself - Associate Professor, Colorado State University
Reverend Billy ...
Himself - The Church of Stop Shopping
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Rhetta Baron ...
Herself - Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
Ric Becker ...
Himself - Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
James Solomon Benn
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Mi Sun Choi ...
Herself - Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
Joe Cuffaro ...
Himself - Protestor
Dominique de Villepin ...
Himself (archive footage)
Chris Drake ...
Himself (voice)
Ben Dubin-Thaler ...
Himself - Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
Leah Farrell ...
Herself - Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
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"Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren" is a whimsical look at patriotism and consumerism in America. It explores the absurdity of many of the symbolic gestures that have recently pervaded American culture, such as the wasting of French wine and the waving of Chinese-made American flags. Freedom Fries shows that these idle gestures stem from our culture of consumption and do real damage to our democracy as well as our humanity. With the aid of a leading scholar and an outspoken social activist this film draws a concrete relationship between American consumerism and patriotism. Written by Carl Christman

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