The main question the film addresses is how people who have no access to institutional sources of power manage to get their voices heard. How do they raise awareness of the issues that affect their lives, and how do they influence public opinion and put pressure on those in power?  

In examining the ways groups organise and plan their communications, and how they use language, symbols, and collective spectacle to capture the attention of the public, the documentary explains the vital part that protests play in the political protest, and why they continue to be such a central feature of contemporary life. 

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