Plunder: The Crime of Our Time 9/23/10

Cover of "News Dissector"

Cover of News Dissector

Film, Discussion, Book Signing & Reception @ Huntington ’s Cinema Arts Centre

Thursday, September 23 at 7:30pm



“I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene. We need a ‘jail-out’ not a ‘bail-out’.”Danny Schechter.

Members $9 ~ Public $13 [includes reception/book signing] Tickets can be purchased online, at the box office during theatre hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets toll free at 1-800-838-3006

Danny Schechter ( at hsf...

Danny Schechter

Danny SchechterThe News Dissector“, filmmaker and author of Plunder, will appear for a screening of his film PLUNDER: The Crime Of Our Time  with book signing and reception at Cinema Arts Centre on Thursday, September 23 at 7:30 pm. CAC 423 Park Ave Huntington.

From the mysterious collapse of Bear Stearns to the shadowy world of trillion dollar hedge funds, Plunder takes a look at the potential criminal actions of some of the best known institutions that financed and profited from fraudulent sub prime lending. PLUNDER is a hard-hitting, investigative film that explores how the economic crisis and near global meltdown was built on a foundation of criminal activity. Uncovering the connection between the collapse of the housing market and the financial catastrophe that has followed, PLUNDER opens with the conviction of Ponzi King Bernie Madoff, whose acknowledged criminality drove a $65 billion pyramid scheme. Director Danny Schechter argues that the wrongdoing by a few individuals distracts from the real story. official site The companion book will be available for sale.

DANNY SCHECHTER,The News Dissector,” has spent decades as a truth teller in the media. He has worked in print, radio, local news, cable news (CNN and CNBC), network news magazines (ABC) and as an independent filmmaker and TV producer with the award-winning independent company, Globalvision.

His film “IN DEBT WE TRUST” (2006) was the first to expose Wall Street’s connection to subprime loans, predicting the economic crisis that this book investigates.

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