Control Room

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Control Room

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

SCREENING
Control Room
(dir. Jehane Noujaim, 2004, 84 min.)

Learn about Al Jazeera and its relations with U.S. Central Command and other U.S. media that covered the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Trailer

WOMEN FILM THE WAR ON TERROR FILM SERIES
Speaking through different genres and cultural contexts, women filmmakers explore the consequences of today's wars at home and abroad. Film and feminist theory scholar Karen Beckman, who directs this year's Penn Humanities Forum on Violence, will introduce each screening and host informal audience discussions.

Cosponsored by Penn's Middle East Center.

Film is free and open to the public.

OTHER FILMS IN THIS SERIES

February 5, 7:00 pm
Operation Atropos (Coco Fusco, 2006)

March 5, 7:00 pm
The Oath (Laura Poitras, 2010)

March 26, 7:00 pm
Return (Liza Johnson, 2011)