Opening weekend shows for the film WMD: WEAPONS MASS DECEPTION will include comments and discussion by its director Danny Schechter, and by activist Medea Benjamin. Schechter will speak with audiences at both evening shows on Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11; Benjamin will speak at the late afternoon show on Sunday, September 12; all at the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco. Other details and information available at: 415/267-4893, and at www.landmarktheatres.com.
WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION, Danny Schechter examines the way TV networks in America considered their non-stop coverage of the war in Iraq their finest hour, pointing to the use of embedded journalists and new technologies. But different countries saw different wars.
WMD explores this story with the findings of gutsy insider-turned-outsider Danny Schechter, a former network journalist and one of America's most prolific media critics.