Who was Karl Marx?

2018 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, a German philosopher and Communist icon. After 200 years though is Marx still relevant? It would seem his name is back on everyone’s lips with his writings inspiring portions Europe and China. But how should we approach this new interest in a man who’s legacy not only changed the world but divided it too.

Not everyone shares the same view on his ideas but regardless Marx’s analyses and theories have motivated many people to take political action. In this film we meed activists, witnesses and experts who are able to reveal the true extent of Karl Marx’s impact from the Russian revolution until today.

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