By Frank Witte, on 29 November 2016
Queen Jamillia: “The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it.”
Padme:”Let’s pray that day never comes.”
(Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones)
In the coming month the second of a new tranche of Star Wars films hits the cinema, “Rogue One; A Star Wars Story”. As a Connected Curriculum Fellow who also teaches a voluntary 0-credit class on Star Wars I cannot resist writing something about that here for once. But is that escapism? Entertainement? Or a political commentary on the times in which we live?