Thursday, September 12, 6:30 PM (film starts at 7 PM)
Whitney Humanities Center
Dirty Wars (USA, 2013) 90 min.
Director Rick Rowley
Based on the book by Jeremy Scahill
Windham Campbell Prize Festival Film Screening
Followed by a Q&A with Windham Campbell Prize winner Jeremy Scahill (Donald Windham–Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and Films at the Whitney)
7 pm, Auditorium
Jeremy Scahill got his start on Democracy Now! His previous book Blackwater: The Rise Of The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army won the George Polk Book Award for journalism. I've long been a fan of his work. Please join me in viewing this important documentary.