John Maclean


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Maclean, John

 

Born Aug. 14, 1879; died Oct. 30, 1923. Figure inthe workers’ movement of Great Britain. Teacher by profession.

MacLean joined the Social Democratic Federation in 1903. He maintained an internationalist position during World War I. Active in the movement of the unemployed in Scotland and in the major strike in Glasgow in 1915, he was one of the leaders of the left wing of the British Socialist Party. In 1915 he was editor of the socialist journal Vanguard, which was published in Glasgow. He organized a number of antiwar activities (strikes, demonstrations, and meetings) and participated in the shop steward movement. He was persecuted by the authorities, and served time in prison. He withdrew from active political work during his last years.

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JOHN MACLEAN, one-time DJ and sampler with The Beta Band, makes an impressive feature film directorial debut with this stylish western shot on location in New Zealand.
A handful of notable films that have premiered elsewhere will also make stops in Tribeca: Andrew Niccol's drone warfare drama "Good Kill"; Paul Weitz's "Grandma," starring Lily Tomlin; and John Maclean's Western "Slow West" with Michael Fassbender.
A handful of notable films that have premiered elsewhere will also make stops in Tribeca: Andrew Niccol's drone warfare drama "Good Kill''; Paul Weitz's "Grandma,'' starring Lily Tomlin; and John Maclean's Western "Slow West'' with Michael Fassbender.
Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPheestar in this 19th-century American Western directed by the U.K.'s John Maclean.
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