A Force More Powerful

A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict

A Force More Powerful explores how popular movements have battled regimes and military forces with nonviolent actions. Among other historic examples, Gandhi employs civil disobedience to loosen Britain’s hold on India; Danish citizens use “resistance disguised as collaboration” to rescue Jews in Denmark during Nazi occupation; and Chilean workers use nonviolence to protest Augusto Pinochet. (2000, dir. Steve York, 168 min.)

This program is part of People Power, a film series that explores successful grassroots political movements around the world.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
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All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, and all Hammer members.

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.