Michael Roch: "I switched from fantasy to science fiction because I wanted to communicate political ideas."

Director(s)  Victor & Simon
Participant(s)  Peter Watts

In this video, writer Michael Roch explains how this genre allows him to explore political ideas. He presents counter-dystopia as a way of empowering people for a better future.
He also discusses marronnage, a resistance movement that is still alive today, and draws on the Tembé art of Guyana for his narrative, underlining the importance of culture in literary creation.

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