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Anthem Film Review: ‘Sweden: Lessons for America?’

Sweden

Senator Bernie Sanders built his career on heaping praise on the democratic socialism found in Sweden and other Nordic countries. There is another point of view available, from a person born, raised and educated in Sweden. Sweden: Lessons for America? screened at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, part of FreedomFest, …

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Anthem Film Review: ‘Off the Grid’ with Congressman Thomas Massie

Off the Grid

The world premiere of Off the Grid, a documentary which screened at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival at the Paris Resort in Las Vegas July 11-14, takes viewers to the very un-Washington home of Congressman Thomas Massie. The film won both the Best Libertarian Values Short Documentary Award and Audience Choice Award. In …

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Anthem Film Festival: Stories from Behind the Iron Curtain

Anthem Film Festival

Polls show increasing numbers of young people in America say they prefer socialism to capitalism. This subject was explored in films and by a panel at the Anthem Libertarian Film Festival, part of FreedomFest, which took place at the Paris Resort in Las Vegas July 11-14.

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Exclusive Interview: Anthem Libertarian Film Festival’s Jo Ann Skousen on Film and the Voice of Reason

Anthem Film Festival

'I am hopeful that providing a venue for libertarian films, like this festival, will encourage more producers to green-light libertarian scripts. Meanwhile, we have nine outstanding short narratives this year, covering topics from envy and revenge to immigration and justice. Most of them are made by women and about women, which pleases me as well.'

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Interview: Anthem Film Festival Founder on William Shatner, Mr. Spock, and Liberty 

Is Mr. Spock a libertarian? To find out you’ll need to attend this year’s FreedomFest and Anthem Film Festival, July 19-22, at the Paris Resort Las Vegas. Captain Kirk, a.k.a. William Shatner, will be there to help you navigate “The Free Enterprise” and answer this and other questions explored at the libertarian themed conference and film festival. To get a preview of this interstellar freedom trip, billed as “the world’s largest gathering of free minds, with over 200 speakers and 2,000 attendees,” I spoke with Anthem Film Festival founding director, and entertainment editor of Liberty Magazine, Jo Ann Skousen.

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Anthem Film Festival: ‘Deep Web’ Explores Silk Road, Looking for the Dread Pirate Roberts

Before seeing 'Deep Web', like most people, I believed Silk Road was a criminal enterprise -- a gigantic drug network and online cartel run by a drug lord known as the "Dread Pirate Roberts." It turns out that this was a highly distorted picture.

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