During President Obama’s time in office, the Department of Justice has indicted more people for violating secrecy under the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined. In a time when people like Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning have become household names as much for their persecution by the government as for their fight against wrongdoing, what safeguards are left against corruption? This timely doc takes a look at the consequences faced by four whistleblowers whose lives were forever changed after they exposed government misconduct, as well as interviewing many top journalists who covered the leaks, including the New York Times’ David Carr and the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer.
Free Screening! This year, we’re making select movie screenings at the Bijou by the Bay and at Dutmers Theater free for the public. Free tickets to these select screenings will be available at the Main Box Office at 128 S. Union Street, by phone or walk-up, when public ticketing begins on Saturday, July 20. Tickets to free screenings are not available online.