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The film will be followed by a Q&A with the Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay and Mark Oppenheimer, coordinator of the Yale Journalism Initiative.

 

ABOUT SHADOWS OF LIBERTY: Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover‐ups and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.  In highly revealing stories, renowned journalists, activists and academics give insider accounts of a broken media system. Controversial news reports are suppressed, people are censored for speaking out, and lives are shattered as the arena for public expression is turned into a private profit zone.  Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years, Shadows of Liberty poses a crucial question: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news?

 

FEATURING: Danny Glover, Julian Assange, Dan Rather, Amy Goodman, David Simon, Daniel Ellsberg, Norman Solomon, Dick Gregory, Robert McChesney, John Nichols, Chris Hedges and many more.  

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION: DOKFILM, BIFF, HotDocs, Camberra Film Festival, Docs DF, Leeds Film Fest, IDFA, London International Documentary Festival, Sheffield Doc Fest,  Open City, VIFF

 

Link to Film Trailer:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SAUborWbPw&feature=c4-overview&list=UU03hWohkXnD212MZ1LRetTA  Link to film website: http://www.shadowsofliberty.org

 

 

WHEN
March 06, 2014 at 7pm
WHERE
Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University
53 Wall St
New Haven, CT 06510
United States
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CONTACT
Debra Brown · · 720-917-4900
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