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THE OIL FACTOR: BEHIND THE WAR ON TERROR
A Q&A discussion with the film producers will be held after the screening with a reception to follow.
The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror is the latest film by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy, the directors of Hidden Wars of Desert Storm and Plan Columbia: Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure. Narrated by Ed Asner, this new documentary examines the link between the oil industry and current U.S. foreign policy. It includes original footage shot over a four-month period in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as interviews with an array of personalities including Bush administration officials. The Oil Factor takes a candid look at the economic rationale behind Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Directed by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy, 2004, 35mm, 90 mins.
Tickets $10 at the door, $8 with advance reservation. Call the Peace
Pledge Hotline to reserve tickets at 312-494-5840.
Sponsored by Peace Pledge-Chicago, with all proceeds to benefit Peace Pledge-Chicago. For more information, call the Hotline or visit our website at PeacePledgeChicago.org.