THE GREAT HACK

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Dirs. Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim | Documentary | U.S.A. | 2019 | 1 hr. 51 min.

Discussion to follow with film subject David Carroll, directors Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer, producer Geralyn White Dreyfous, and executive producer Nina Fialkow

Data has surpassed oil as the planet’s most valuable asset, and it is being weaponized to wage wars both cultural and political. This incredibly in-depth piece of investigative journalism uncovers the dark realm of data exploitation. Following the compelling personal journeys of players on opposite sides of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach that shocked the world, it urges us to question the origin of the information we consume, and challenges us to consider what we give up when we tap that phone or keyboard in this digital age.

Wednesday, July 31, 8 p.m. - Chilmark Community Center

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6:30 p.m. Dinner + Live Music
Jan Buhrman of Kitchen Porch Catering will be serving a Persian dinner of Caspian chicken (or, for vegetarians, a rich saffron, mint, cilantro, and turmeric stew, with rice), eggplant and tahini, cucumber and mint salad, and flatbread. Kid-friendly options are available. Buy your dinner in advance, with your movie tickets. If you wish to just purchase dinner and not a movie ticket, call the box office at (508) 645-9599.

Live music will be performed by Nanauwe Vanderhoop.

 

Sponsored by Nina & David Fialkow and Integrity Merchant Solutions