Shadows of Liberty

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  93 min.
Release Date: February 15, 2013 - Toronto - February 15, 2013 - Toronto

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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: KinoSmith
Producer(s): Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Screenplay: Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Dan Cantagallo
Official Site: www.shadowsofliberty.org

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