New York, Times Square, September 17-
On the second anniversary of the day the Occupy Wall Street movement began, a group of activists, including the political comic Lee Camp, staged a piece of Guerilla theater in Times Square linking the Star Wars meme with the upcoming fight to stop the TPP (Transpacific partnership).
In this parody of Star Wars, episode 4, a new hope- It is a period of class war. The DIDACTIC EMPIRE, striking from a hidden base, have won a major victory against the OPEN ALLIANCE with the passage of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). During the battle to fast track the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), Luke Whistleblower managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, which has enough power to make nations subservient to corporations. Pursued by Emperor Pipeline and Dark Banker with their captive Barack Obama, Princess Laidoff is able to foil the DIDACTIC EMPIRE and help the OPEN ALLIANCE Destroy the TPP DEATH STAR.
Street theater conceived and directed by Elliot Crown
Special guest Lee Camp
Video shot and edited by Dennis Trainor, Jr.
Opening sequence by A.J. Russo