Why are activists generally first seen as agitators and rioters, while years later their action points are often widely accepted? Sunny Bergman investigates present-day activism and the relationship between campaigning and social change. Who are these agitators and what moves them?
In her characteristic style, filmmaker Sunny Bergman immerses herself in the world of present-day activism. Who are the activists and how does society relate to them? From Malieveld to Dam Square, Sunny Bergman is present, getting an unvarnished impression from inside. Freedom of speech is a great good in the Netherlands, yet protestors regularly pay a high toll for their activism. Some even lose their homes, are abused, get arrested or are taken to court. An investigative, observing and idealistic plea for democracy, freedom and the right to fight injustice.

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Title: Oproerkraaiers
Year: 2020
Duration : 58 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Theme: Society, Nature & Environment, Politics
Edition: NFF 2021