Dec 14th 2019

Truth, Lies & Headlines: Part 1

@ Filmfront

1740 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

Opening Saturday, December 14th, from 6PM - 9PM

Truth, Lies & Headlines
Part 1: New Journalism Movement

by Alan Pakula
1976, digital projection, 138 min

A political thriller about a pair of mismatched Washington Post rival journalists, Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) who––with the help of a mysterious source––investigate a burglary at the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, and happen upon the story of the century. Despite dire warnings about their safety, the duo follows the money all the way to the top. Uncovering a conspiracy that leads all the way to the White House.

“As riveting today as it was 20 years ago.” ––Washington Post

Truth, Lies & Headlines is a six-part monthly film series that explores the impact of American media, its ever-shifting appetite for sensation, and its influence on public opinion. Each screening will be followed by a group discussion. Program and program notes by Ashley Cooper.

Doors open at 5:30 PM & screening begins at 6:00 PM

This is a FREE screening with limited seating; please come early to save a seat.

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