US cinemas screen Orwell classic in anti-Trump protest

The classic novel 1984 by George Orwell is once again a bestseller in the US. Nearly 200 cinemas held screenings of the film version of the book as a form of protest against President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

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    The classic novel 1984 by George Orwell is once again a bestseller in the US. Nearly 200 cinemas held screenings of the film version of the book as a form of protest against President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

    There is growing concern that the dystopian world foretold by Orwell could be realised under Trump's presidency.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Jersey City, New Jersey.


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