30 Frames a Second: The WTO in Seattle 2000

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30 Frames a Second: The WTO in Seattle 2000
Directed by Rustin Thompson
Release date
  • 2000 (2000)
Running time
73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

30 Frames a Second: The WTO in Seattle 2000 is a documentary film shot during the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity and contains interviews with many of the protest leaders.[1][2] It was directed by journalist Rustin Thompson and released in 2000.


The film garnered mostly positive reviews, receiving praise because it revealed the contradictions between the actual events, and the media coverage of the event.[3]

It won the Gold Jury Award at the Chicago Underground Film Festival in 2000 and the PFWC Award at the Portland Festival of World Cinema in 2001.[3]

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  1. ^ "Two passionate subjects, two very different documentaries". The Seattle Times. 2004-12-02. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Waking Up to the World". Chicago Reader. 2000. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  3. ^ a b "30 Frames a Second: The WTO in Seattle". imdb.com. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 

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