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The New Americans: Gaming a Revolution

1h 44m Documentary 2023

THE NEW AMERICANS takes us on a wild meme-driven ride to meet the founders of Reddit and WallStreetBets, crypto fanatics, bored housewives and TikTok-ers turned millionaire traders, in order to investigate the never-before-made connection between the Gamestop squeeze and the Jan 6th Insurrection. Disruptive tropes can help a disenfranchised generation to rise up against corrupt power structures, but will algorithms amplify our worst impulses, threatening the very pillars of our democracy? THE NEW AMERICANS is a mem-ified punk rock manifesto that takes us inside the “revolution game” to look at where we came from and where we’re headed on the precipice of this new era.


United States