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political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema

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Estos dos documentales son autenticos agit-prop anarcosindicalistas producidos bajo un ritmo de montaje vertiginoso que contiene innumerables detalles de la realidad revolucionaria en un fervoroso homenaje al pueblo en armas.
At the same time, these plays repeat and revise Soviet theatrical forms such as agit-prop reenactment and the proto-Socialist realist conventions of martyrdom in political demonstrations.
Washington has warned that a third test would trigger more sanctions against Pyongyang, but it took a conservative line on the latest agit-prop video from North Korea.
The agit-prop video Innocence of Muslims has done its intended worst, and the Arab world has erupted in violence and rage.
Its inaugural programme of works by 40 artists included activist Suzanne Lacy's The Crystal Quilt, a collaborative piece of agit-prop that melds quilting, photography, video and participation.
Here is evidence that it can turn even engaging and intelligent professors of English literature and history into witless exponents of agit-prop.
Through their label Paredon Records (1970-89), now a Smithsonian Folkways deposit, Silber and his wife, the singer Barbara Dane, released much truly engaged material, including Dane's I Hate the Capitalist System (1973); Leon Rosselson and Roy Baileys Songs of Life five a Dying British Empire (1981); Thailand: Songs for Life (1978) by the Thai agit-prop band Caravan (Caraboa); Palestine Lives
His extraordinary agit-prop production of Mairead Ni Ghrada's An Triail at the Damer Hall in 1964, as well as his equally striking 1968 staging of the same author's Breithiunas at the Peacock, strengthened this idea that Tomas was a Brechtian.
More successful is Emily Fairey's comparison of visual representation of "Persian-ness" between Greek vase painters and Frank Miller's agit-prop "historical" epic, 300.
It's true that "The Normal Heart," Larry Kramer's fiery 1985 docu-like drama about the AIDS pandemic, suffers from agit-prop agita, even in this first-rate production starring Joe Mantello and Ellen Barkin and co-helmed with enormous heart by Joel Grey and George C.
When Robert Tressell''s pioneering agit-prop novel, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, has appeared in stage adaptations in the city before, there has been an obligatory photocall by the author''s grave in Walton.
Optative's extensive website (Google Sinking Neptune) features the deconstructed text--a mixture of agit-prop and living newspaper documentary theatre forms--a brief video of its performance and Donovan King's thirty-page "dramaturgical toolbox" analysis of the play that rivals Wasserman's.
Part agit-prop farce, part visionary nightmare, "Carnage" depicts the meteoric fall of huckster/televangelist Cotton Slocum.
NOT since the heyday of The Clash has there been an agit-prop punch as powerful as State Radio's debut album, a set which takes no prisoners in its pusuit of warmongers and corrupt politicians.