Documentary filmmaker, Robert Greenwald, will be showing and discussing his new film, Wal-Mart, the High Cost of Low Prices, at PSU on Nov. 19th.
Greenwold has produced and/or directed more than 50 television movies, miniseries and feature films, including Steal This Movie, a biopic about 60’s activist Abbie Hoffman. Greenwald's films have garnered 25 Emmy nominations, four cable ACE Award nominations, two Golden Globe nominations, the Peabody Award, the Robert Wood Johnson Award, and eight Awards of Excellence from the Film Advisory Board.
His previous documentary, OutFoxed, won the prestigious Youth Documentary Award from the Bergen International Film Festival in Norway, and was released to theaters after its DVD release due to high viewer demand.
Greenwald has also received a bevy of other awards from progressive organizations such as Physicians For Social Responsibility, and has lectured at Harvard University for the Nieman Fellows Foundation for Journalism.
The event, sponsored by the PSU Rearguard, The PSU Film Committee, and Students For Unity, will take place in the 5th Avenue Cinema at 510 SW Hall Street, on Saturday November 19th at 6:30. Admission is free for all, and non-students are welcome to attend and participate.
For more information, you may contact Rearguard Editor Josh Gross, at email@example.com, or the 5th Avenue Cinema at 503-725-3551.http://www.walmartmovie.com/http://www.robertgreenwald.org