Media Arts Program

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
WNY Peace Center

Robert Greenwald

Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers

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75 min., FREE
(Donations to WNY Peace Center will be gratefully accepted in lieu of admission fee.)

"Regardless of the war, the administration, or the various sophistries for expending human lives as a matter of government policy, profiteering from it universally offends all citizens, whether they are Republicans, Democrats, Independents, other parties or no shows" (Charles Lewis, Center for Public Integrity).

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war. Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Uncovered, Unconstitutional, Outfoxed, and Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price) takes you inside the lives of soldiers, truck drivers, widows, and children who have been changed forever as a result of profiteering in the reconstruction (not to mention destruction) of Iraq. Iraq for Sale uncovers the connections between private corporations making a killing in Iraq and the decision makers (including the self-proclaimed "Decider" himself) who allow them to do so.

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