Rzadko reblogujemy, ale takiej ciekawostki filmoznawczo-politologicznej tkwiący w poludniowoschodniej dżungli Współautor nie mógł przepuścić. Na „Igrzyska Śmierci, Głodu i Nudy” narzekałem, ale może wyniknie z tego jakieś Dobro?
People protesting against a military coup in Thailand have started using a three-fingered salute that recalls a gesture of defiance seen in the popular film Hunger Games, it appears.
The sign, in which the middle three fingers are held up, was used as an expression of silent protest against a fictional authoritarian state called Panem in Catching Fire, the second film in the Hunger Games trilogy. One person, Manik Sethisuwan, tweeted: „Dear #HungerGames. We’ve taken your sign as our own. Our struggle is non-fiction. Thanks.”
There are other theories circulating about the gesture’s origins. News website Khaosod tweets that the three fingers stand for liberty, equality and fraternity – the French revolutionary slogan. But the gesture is catching on, and has apparently become so widespread that Thailand’s coup leaders are investigating whether to arrest people over it, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports. It seems at least…
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