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THE GILLIGAN MANIFESTO Q&A

Q&A with director, Cevin Soling, following the 7pm show Friday 11/23

There will be a Q&A with director, Cevin Soling, following the 7pm show on Friday, November 23rd!

 

THE GILLIGAN MANIFESTO Synopsis

At the height of the Cold War, just one year after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Gilligan’s Island aired, depicting seven Americans living in an analogue of a post-apocalyptic world where the survivors must rebuild civilization. Remarkably, the society they create is communist. Narrated by Chicago Seven defendant Rennie Davis, The Gilligan Manifesto reveals that this was deliberate and the show’s creator surreptitiously inserted cutting jabs at democracy and capitalism while showing that social harmony and survival require the abolition of private property and adherence to other Marxist principles.