Thursday, February 20, 2014

Chalmette Movies to screen Oscar-nominated documentary Dirty Wars

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Chalmette Movies has announced a three-day run for Dirty Wars, the Oscar-nominated documentary based on Jeremy Scahill's bestselling book Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield. The national security correspondent for The Nation magazine, Scahill also produced, co-wrote, and narrates the film, which is described as "a global investigation of the secretive and powerful Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)." It examines secret American military actions in Indonesia, Yemen, Somalia, Thailand, and many other locales. The film with be screened on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m., and Monday, Feb. 24 and Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. More info here and here.

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