Posted on September 26, 2007
WAR MADE EASY: Featuring Norman Solomon,Narrated by Sean Penn
This is the crew of War Made Easy hard at work at The Media Education Foundation: Co- writers and directors Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp, and editor Andrew Killoy. This is an important film and if you live within 500 miles of Northampton you should cancel everything and make your way to the ………..
FILM PREMIERE — THIS FRIDAY! September 28, 2007
The Media Education Foundation invites you to the Northampton premiere of
Its critically acclaimed new film:
WAR MADE EASY: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us To Death Featuring
Norman Solomon | Narrated by Sean Penn
War Made Easy offers a riveting indictment of five decades of U.S. media
coverage of American-led military interventions. The film exhumes remarkable
archival footage to make the case that American presidents of both parties
have relied upon deceptive rhetoric and a complicit Washington press corps
to win public support for successive wars.
7:30 PM, Friday, September 28, 2007
Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton, MA
Discussion with Norman Solomon and producer Loretta Alper to follow the
To purchase tickets, go to www.AcademyOfMusicTheatre.com.
Tickets $8 in advance online or at the door.
The screening is a benefit for the nonprofit Media Education Foundation.
Don’t miss the new film that Variety called “damning” and “unobtrusively
well-crafted film”, the Nation magazine described as “chilling and
persuasive” and the San Francisco Chronicle praised as “a genuine
eye-opener and an “expertly edited and researched documentary that offers
a searing critique of how administrations over the past 40 years have
manipulated the media to build support for war”.
Co-sponsored by Free Press, Men’s Resource Center for Change, National
Priorities Project, Northampton Committee to Stop the War in Iraq,
Progressive Democrats for America, Reel World Film Collaborative,
UMass-Amherst Communication Dept., and Western Mass American Friends Service
For more info on WAR MADE EASY: www.WarMadeEasyTheMovie.org To purchase
Contact: Loretta Alper, 413.584.8500 x2219