IMPAKT Event: Post-truth Cinema - Network + Xandra Schutte
Location: Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt
From May until December Impakt will organise the film series Post-truth Cinema in collaboration with Cinema ‘t Hoogt. By means of documentaries and feature films the programme looks at our current political landscape and aspects such as political brainwashing, media manipulation, the influence of lobbying, tactics of distraction and fake news, Internet activism and media ethics.
The third film of this series is the classic Network (1976), which will be shown on 35mm. The films is a biting media satire by Sidney Lumet about a television network that is prepared to do anything to get the ratings they want, even encouraging terrorists and driving presenters mad.
The film will be introduced by journalist and editor Xandra Schutte. After the screening she will discuss the film with Impakt director Arjon Dunnewind.
What: Network with introduction by Xandra Schutte
When: 11 juli, 18:30
Where: Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt, Hoogt 4, Utrecht