Thursday, January 1, 1970; 12 a.m.
Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine
Contact: Ilze Petersons; 207-942-9343
“The War You Don’t See”, a documentary by John Pilger, will be shown on Sunday, March l7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. The showing is free and open to the public and will be followed by a discussion. The showing is being held in conjunction with the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the “shock and awe” bombing of Iraq on March l9, 2003.
The War You Don’t See is a powerful investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of ‘embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq. Filmmaker John Pilger says on the role of journalists: “In this age of endless imperial war, the lives of countless men, women and children depend on the truth…”