The Fourth Estate
Discussion to follow with director Liz Garbus
Dirs. Jenny Carchman and Liz Garbus | Documentary | U.S.A. | 2018 | 60 min.
This docuseries about the New York Times reveals the challenges, triumphs, and pitfalls of covering a president who has declared the nation’s major news outlets “the enemy of the people.” In episode one, “The First 100 Days,” Trump takes office and the Times prepares to cover an administration unlike any other. Russia’s role in the election consumes a troop of investigative journalists. As the Times faces economic challenges, reporters scramble to break the stories vital to the future of our democracy, before the pace and scrutiny break them.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 8:00 PM at the Chilmark Community Center
6:30 PM | DINNER + LIVE MUSIC
Jan Buhrman of Kitchen Porch Catering will be serving your choice of chicken or vegetable curry, roasted cauliflower, and sweet potatoes over basmati rice. Kid-friendly options are available. Purchase your meal ahead of time with your movie ticket!
Sponsored by Cristine Russell & Ben Heineman