Socrates’ Adventures in the Under Ground

Socrates’ Adventures in the Under Ground

Mexico | 2022 | 9 min | Aria Covamonas

April 14 - 24, 2022

A Marxist-Leninist-Maoist revision of the Allegory of the Cave, filled with talking animals who shall be late and bourgeois queens who would like to see you without a head, exactly as Plato intended.

  • Director: Aria Covamonas
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Mexico
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 9 min
  • Producer: Aria Covamonas
  • Screenplay: Aria Covamonas
  • Language: Chinese
  • Format: DCP

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