Shadows of Liberty

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Release Date: February 15, 2013 (limited)

1h 33m | Documentary


Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay shines his camera on 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.Tracing the story of media manipulation through the years as renowned journalists, activists and academics give insider accounts. 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. A crucial question is posed: why have we let a handful of powerful corporations write the news?

Director: Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Studio: First Hand Films
Producer(s): Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Writer(s): Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Dan Cantagallo
Official Site: http://www.shadowsofliberty.org


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