Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind

  • United States

A visual meditation on the history of political activism in the US, consisting of shots of grave sites and monuments to those who fought for social justice interspersed with scenes of the natural landscape. Inspired by Howard Zinn's book 'A People's History of the United States'.


  • Original title
    Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    John Gianvito, Howard Zinn
  • DOP
    John Gianvito
  • Editing
    John Gianvito
  • Music
    Roberto Cassan
  • Duration
    58 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
  • Colour
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