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What's in a Protest Sign?

Feb 14, 2017 | 831 videos
Video by Ivan Cash

Ivan Cash’s short video Signs of the Times takes place at a San Francisco protest against Donald Trump’s travel ban. In the film, protesters explain why they are holding particular signs. In Cash’s words, his film attempts to “explore the art of protest and why people choose the messages they do.”

Signs of the Times was produced by M ss ng P eces, written by Michael Reiner, edited by Blake Bogosian, and includes music by Goldmund & Helios. Janice Echevarria was the production assistant.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.