The American filmmaker has established himself as one of the world’s most influential directors. In 2003, he won the Academy Award for his war documentary “The Fog of War”. The same year, the “Guardian” put him seventh in its list of the world’s 40 best active directors. Morris’ new film “The Unknown Known” investigates the causes of the Iraq War and the role of Donald Rumsfeld in that process.
Patrícia Vieira is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Literature, and Film and Media Studies and Director of the Comparative Literature Program at Georgetown University. She is the author of “Seeing Politics Otherwise: Vision in Latin American and Iberian Fiction”, “Portuguese Film 1930-1960: The Staging of the New State Regime” and co-editor of “Existential Utopia: New Perspectives on Utopian Thought and of Found Images: Documentary, Politics and Social Change in Portugal”. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American film director, television director, visual artist, musician, occasional actor, and author is world renowned for his surrealist films and unique cinematic style. Lynch is the mastermind behind cult movies and series like “Eraserhead”, “Twin Peaks” “Blue Velvet”, “The Elephant Man” or “Mulholland Drive”. He is widely considered one of the most influential artists of our time.
Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of over one hundred articles and twenty books, including the forthcoming Hunting Girls; Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions; and Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment.
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In his new movie “The Unknown Known”, American film director Errol Morris investigates the causes of the Iraq War and puts Donald Rumsfeld under interrogation. He explained to Max Tholl why he chooses understanding over judging and why his movies are political rather than politically motivated.
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