ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE
el Documental del mes June 2017

ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE

Fred Peabody

2016 90 min.

Original Version in english with catalan or spanish subtitles

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    • Technical specs

        • Direction: Fred Peabody
        • Production: Peter Raymont, Andrew Munger, Steve Ord
        • Executive Production: Jeff Cohen, Oliver Stone
        • Edition: Jim Munro, James Yates
        • Cinematography: John Westheuser
        • Sound: Sanjay Mehta, Peter Sawade, Jason Milligan
        • Music: Mark Korven
        • Not recommended for children under 7 years

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Sinopsi

Independent journalists Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, Matt Taibbi and others are changing the face of journalism, providing investigative alternatives to mainstream, corporate news outlets.  Greenwald was the lead reporter on the revelations of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Scahill wrote Dirty Wars – the book and Oscar-nominated film on secret U.S. government assassinations. Our cameras follow as they expose government and corporate deception – just as the ground breaking journalist I.F. Stone did decades ago.

With government deception rampant, and intrusion of state surveillance into private life never more egregious, many journalists are finding that to aggressively investigate governments rather than act as “stenographers to power”, they need to abandon mainstream corporate news media to work at alternative, web-based sites.

A timely documentary for audiences who are more now than ever seeking alternatives to news media owned by huge corporations.  All Governments Lie will change the way you watch and read the news forever.

About direction (Fred Peabody)

Vancouver based Fred Peabody is an Emmy-winning journalist and filmmaker whose credits include seven years as a producer-director on the acclaimed CBC investigative program “the fifth estate”.  In 2003 he was Supervising Producer on“Perfect Illusions”, a PBS documentary about eating disorders in young women.  His film on the childhood exploitation of the Dionne quintuplets was nominated for an Emmy in 1998, and he won an Emmy in 1989 for a film about wild horses rescued from starvation and abuse.

Awards & Festivals

  • DocsBarcelona – Spain, 2017.
  • Best of Fests, IDFA – Netherlands, 2016.
  • Official Selection, TIFF-Toronto International Film Festival – Canada, 2016.