Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth Image
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  • Summary: The Lottery of Birth is the first in a three-part documentary series entitled 'Creating Freedom' exploring the relationship between freedom, power and control in Western democracies. The series draws together interviews with some of the world's leading intellectuals, journalists andThe Lottery of Birth is the first in a three-part documentary series entitled 'Creating Freedom' exploring the relationship between freedom, power and control in Western democracies. The series draws together interviews with some of the world's leading intellectuals, journalists and activists to offer an alternative perspective on today's society and the future we're creating. From birth onwards our minds are a battleground of competing forces: familial, educational, cultural, and professional. The outcome of this battle not only determines who we become, but the society that we create. Collapse
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  1. Reviewed by: Zachary Wigon
    Jun 19, 2013
    60
    This picture may not have the structure of a more practiced documentary, but what it lacks in delivery it compensates for with fervency.
  2. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Jun 20, 2013
    60
    On its own terms — setting aside the likelihood of knee-jerk political objections to its mission — it’s more convincing than many films pegged to specific causes.