War On Whistleblowers: Free Press & the National Security State
War on Whistleblowers highlights the stories of four whistleblowers who noticed government wrong-doing and turned to the media to expose the abuse they discovered. In addition to their personal accounts, the film includes interviews with journalists and legal experts sharing their knowledge of the challenges whistleblowers face today.
10 Lessons on Making Movies from Brave New Films’ Robert Greenwald: A Decade of Speaking Truth to Power
Lies before waging war in Iraq. Deconstructing Fox News propaganda. Profiling Walmart’s culture of greed. Outing bloody wartime profiteers. Introducing America to the Koch brothers. Revealing why whistleblowers matter. Profiling innocent drone victims.
By Marcie Gainer for Disinformation
Our first weekly poll was a relative success. In light of our soon-to-be released Boredom, we asked your opinions on one of the issues raised in the film. It seems the majority of you agree with director Albert Nerenberg’s conclusion. The results are below:
Are Smart Phones Making Us More Bored?
- Yes (69%, 121 Votes)
- No (31%, 54 Votes)
Total Voters: 175
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Film has long been an integral part of our culture. We remember the films we grew up watching, the movies that touched us in some way, and what deeper truths about the human experience a film uncovered.
Remember George W. Bush? Your memory might be hazy. He doesn’t come around much anymore. During the last election, the Republican National Committee kept him locked in a room. These days he likes painting childlike self-portraits in the tub. And Lord knows that brush on his Crawford ranch isn’t going to clear itself.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laura Poitras' skill and boldness as a documentary filmmaker have gained her Oscar and Emmy nominations, Sundance Film Festival honors and a public TV showcase, even if her work fell short of making a "Super Size Me" splash.