Rick Steves’ The Story of Fascism in Europe

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
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7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Location: Bellevue, WA (click for map)

Fascism. We hear this word a lot lately. But just what is it? In this one-hour special, Rick travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe.  We’ll trace fascism’s history from its roots to the rise of charismatic leaders who manipulated that anger, the totalitarian societies they built, and the brutal measures they used to enforce their ideology. We’ll be inspired by the stories of those who resisted. Along the way, we’ll visit poignant sights throughout Europe relating and talk with Europeans whose families lived through those times. Our goals: to learn from the hard lessons of 20th-century Europe, and to recognize that ideology in the 21st century.

Release Year: 2018

Running Time: 56 mins

Director: Rick Steves

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  1. Susan22
    #1 Susan22 6 March, 2019, 10:48

    This 59 minute film is powerful in itself, but the point of learning, studying and reviewing history is to understand it in order to change it. The parallels are astounding, even for those of us who have no doubt Trump and Pence are fascists and we must do whatever it takes to drive them from power!

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