PLUNDER - World Movie Premiere
Thursday, October 1st at 7pm
First Unitarian Church of Portland (SW 12th Ave & SW Salmon St)
PLUNDER, the new documentary from Danny Schecter, "The News Dissector" is based on his recent book, "Plunder:Investigating our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal" and explores the current economic crisis.
Danny Schecter will be available after the film for a question and answer session.
To watch a trailer for PLUNDER, visit http://www.econvergence.org/2009/09/22/plunder-teaser-trailer/
About Danny Schecter:
MediaChannel founder and executive editor, Danny Schechter the "News Dissector" is also a founder and Vice President/Executive Producer of Globalvision, Inc., an award-winning media company formed in 1987.
Mr. Schechter has been a broadcast and print journalist and is an internationally recognized speaker and writer on media issues. His work has been honored with Emmy awards, the IRIS award, the George Polk Award, the Major Armstrong Award, and honors from the National Association of Black Journalists. Mr. Schechter was the news director and principal newscaster for WBCN-FM, an on-air reporter for WGBH, and a news program producer and investigative reporter at CNN and ABC. He is the author of several books, including "Embedded: Weapons of Mass Deception" (Prometheus).
This event is part of the Econvergence Conference - visit www.econvergence.org for a complete list of events.