SCREENING – (The Light of Day) – Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

30 April 2010 / 18:00 - 21:00

Directed by Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick in 1992, this insightful and entertaining award winning documentary expands upon Chomsky’s book Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. The film illustrates the tensions and relationships between the operation of a free media and the self-interest of corporate enterprise. Manufacturing Consent exposes and examines ways in which both public and private interest cannot necessarily co-exist in an age of advanced capitalism. Running time: 167 minutes.