Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Political art series resumes for fall with "Control Room"

UIS' series Political Art and the Public Sphere resumes for the fall with a screening of the film "Control Room" at 6 p.m. Monday, September 17, in Brookens Auditorium. This award-winning documentary takes viewers inside Iraq and Al-Jazeera TV headquarters to provide a critical look at international perception of the war, as presented by the Arab world's most popular news outlet.

Series facilitator Richard Gilman-Opalsky notes that the film is centrally concerned with the importance of media bias, and the degree to which media is steered by politics. Read more>>

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