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Monthly, we will watch a leading Documentary that you get to choose. Attendees get to vote for which one of 3 selected Documentaries we will see each month. Topics tend to be timely, important and somewhat controversial. Discussions follow the screening.
Join if you like documentaries, are curious and want to get into discussions on both the quality of the documentary and the subject matter.

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B.I.G. Documentary: Choices for November

Brookline Interactive Group (formerly BATV)

Maria Ressa shared the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Last year she and Ramona Diaz released an excellent documentary regarding the work on the fight for press freedom in the Philippines. Last year, two other excellent documentaries on journalism were also published, "The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much". Please pick one of them for our November Documentary film discussion. All three are excellent and given the commonality of theme, we may discuss a little of each, while focusing on the one chosen by the group.

Poll Link: http://www.polljunkie.com/poll/aqctee/big-november-documentary

A Thousand Cuts
2020, 99 minutes, IMDb 7.7
Director: Ramona S. Díaz
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/a-thousand-cuts/

With press freedom under threat in the Philippines, A Thousand Cuts goes inside the escalating war between the government and the press. The documentary follows Maria Ressa, a renowned journalist who has become a top target of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on the news media.

The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
2020, 42 minutes, IMDb –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DVah3bZlV8

Did the Saudi state plan the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi? Was Khashoggi so much of a threat to the Saudi regime that it was prepared to commit a terrible crime to get rid of him? This documentary reconstructs Jamal Khashoggi’s personal plans and movements in his final days. It also examines records, leaks and reports related to his assassination, as well as motivations that may have led Saudi Arabia to commit such a shocking crime.

The Man Who Knew Too Much
2021, 68 minutes, IMDb 7.3
Director: Michael Oswald
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8FDPU-tDBU

A documentary film about Colin Wallace an intelligence officer who blew the whistle on fake news and was framed for a murder. The Man Who Knew Too Much is a documentary by Michael Oswald about Colin Wallace a former Military Intelligence Officer involved in psychological operations in Northern Ireland. Colin Wallace spread fake news, created a witchcraft scare, smeared politicians and attempted to divide and create conflict amongst communities, organisations and individuals. He fell out with members of the intelligence community and found himself accused of murder. In conjunction with the release of this film, Colin Wallace has announced legal action against the British Ministry of Defence. Please share this film so that everyone becomes aware of this important story.

B. I.G. Documentary Meet-up. Great Documentaries, Stimulating discussion

Brookline Interactive Group (formerly BATV)

Documentary film choices to be voted on for the meet-up on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm will be added shortly

B. I.G. Documentary Meet-up. Great Documentaries, Stimulating discussion

Brookline Interactive Group (formerly BATV)

Documentary film choices to be voted on for the meet-up on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm will be added shortly

B. I.G. Documentary Meet-up. Great Documentaries, Stimulating discussion

Brookline Interactive Group (formerly BATV)

Documentary film choices to be voted on for the meet-up on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm will be added shortly

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