The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith, USA, 200935mm, Colour, 94'

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a leading Vietnam War strategist, concludes the war is based on decades of lies. He leaks 7,000 pages of top-secret documents to The New York Times, a daring act of conscience that leads directly to Watergate, President Nixon's resignation and the end of the Vietnam War.

Screening:
04 August, Kino në Kala, 20:15

Category:
View From The World

Director: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith
Producer: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith
Cinematographer: Vicente Franco
Editor: Michael Chandler, Rick Goldsmith, Lawrence Lerew
Sound: Nick Bertoni, Rick Goldsmith

Director's Biography

Ehrlich was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Napa, California. She graduated from UC Berkeley with Honors in Political Science and holds a Masters in Education with honors from University of Vermont. Ehrlich rides her bike to work most days and teaches Documentary film at Berkeley City College.
Goldsmith was born and raised on Long Island, New York, and came of age during the war in Vietnam. He studied architecture and dabbled in film at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1975 he traveled west and has lived in the Bay Area ever since.

Festivals and Awards:

Special Jury Award –IDFA, Holland. Freedom of Expression Award & One of Top Five Documentaries – National Board of Review, USA. Audience Award, Best Documentary – Mill Valley Film Festival, USA. Toronto International Film Festival 2009, Canada. Vancouver Film Festival 2009, Canada. WatchDocs, Poland.

Contact

Los Angeles
Nancy Willen
Acme PR
1158 26th St. #881, Santa Monica, CA 90403
nancywillen@acmepr.net


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