[INDYMEDIA] First Friday Free Film June 3: WMD: WEAPONS OF MASS
reid jenkins & Barbara Joye
freejoye at mindspring.com
Wed May 18 18:59:04 PDT 2005
The Atlanta Independent Media Center and WRFG 89.3 FM present another First
Friday Free Film:
WMD: WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION
Friday, June 3, 2005
8:30pm (doors open at 8 p.m.)
Little 5 Points Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave 30307
(corner of Austin and Euclid Aves)
FREE All ages welcome.
For more information: 404-523-3471
Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary; People's Choice, Denver Film
Festival; Best Documentary Feature, Austin Film Festival; Best Documentary,
New Haven Film Fest; First Place Documentary, Detroit Motor City
International Film Festival.
There were two wars going on in Iraq - one was fought with armies of
soldiers, bombs and a fearsome military force. The other was fought
alongside it with cameras, satellites, armies of journalists and propaganda
techniques. One war was rationalized as an effort to find and disarm WMDs -
Weapons of Mass Destruction; the other was carried out by even more powerful
WMDs, Weapons of Mass Deception.
The TV networks in America considered their non-stop coverage their
finest hour, pointing to the use of embedded journalists and new
technologies that permitted viewers to see a war up close for the first
time. But different countries saw different wars. Why?
. . .WMD, a 100 minute non-fiction film, explores this story
with the findings of a gutsy, media insider-turned-outsider, former network
journalist Danny Schechter, who is one of America's most prolific media
critics. . .
For more information about this film: www.wmdthefilm.com
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