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Orwell Rolls in His Grave

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:October 23, 2003
Running time:84 minutes
Cast:Mark Crispin Miller, Bernie Sanders, Danny Schechter, Vincent Bugliosi, Michael Moore
Director:Robert Kane Pappas
Producer:Robert Kane Pappas
Writer:Robert Kane Pappas

Description: This documentary is a critical examination of the Fourth Estate, once the bastion of American democracy. Asking whether America has entered an Orwellian world of doublespeak where outright lies can pass for the truth, director Robert Kane Pappas explores what the media doesn't like to talk about: itself. Meticulously tracing the process by which media has distorted and often dismissed actual news events, Pappas presents a riveting and eloquent mix of media professionals and leading intellectual voices on the media. From the very size of the media monopolies and how they got that way to who decides what gets on the air and what doesn't, 'Orwell Rolls in His Grave' moves through a troubling list of questions and news stories that go unanswered and unreported in the mainstream media.

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