Alternative Facts Survival Guide: Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation
Showings
Hot Docs Ted Rogers CinemaMon, Jun 19 6:30 PM Buy
 
Film Info
Run Time:93 min
Director(s):Barbara Kopple
Country:USA
Released:2015
Rating:Not yet rated (STC)
Featuring:Katrina vanden Heuvel
Description

Alternative Facts Survival Guide: Take heart! Today's best journalists arm you with the intellectual tools needed to decode a world of fake news.

In this riveting documentary, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines the history of The Nation, the oldest weekly publication in the United States. Under the inspirational leadership of editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, the magazine remains a hotbed for progressive ideas and hard-hitting investigative reporting, offering an innovative model for speaking truth to power in an age of "fake news".

Stick around after the screening for a special Skype Q&A with Katrina vanden Heuvel herself, who will discuss how The Nation's mission has evolved with the rise of Trump and the role the press can play in resisting threats to democracy.

 

Additional Information

Tickets: $16 (Members: $12, $10, Free)


“A celebratory cinematic portrait.” – Hollywood Reporter

“A crowd pleasing masterwork.” – RogerEbert.com