[act-ma] Mar 2 & 4, film: "Shadows of Liberty -The Extraordinary Truth Behind the News Media" - Coast to Coast Screening Tour with filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay
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Tue Feb 4 20:21:00 PST 2014
"Shadows of Liberty"
The Extraordinary Truth Behind the News Media
Coast to Coast Screening Tour
with filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay; 2 dates, 2 venues:
1) Sunday, March 2 at 1pm
CU Church, 49 Church St, Bernardston
2) Tuesday, March 4th at 7:30pm
Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington
General Admission: $10 advance; $12 day of show.
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, Julian
Assange, Danny Glover, David Simon, Amy Goodman, Dan Rather, and a host
of award winning journalists and government experts 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
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?
'The timing couldn't be better....'
The Daily Blog
''You must, you must, you must see this documentary.' - 5 stars*****
Neil Young's Film Lounge
'Frightening, enlightening, anger-inducing, thrilling,..the very best of
the festival in toto.'
'Artistry and clear-eyed political vision rarely come this close together'.
''...a masterpiece of craftsmanship...''?
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