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Shadows of Liberty (2012)

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Examines the new media monopoly by corporations in America versus the public battle for truth and democracy.


Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Daniel Cantagallo (as Dan Cantagallo)
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Credited cast:
Julian Assange ... Self - Founder of WikiLeaks
Robert Baer ... Self - former CIA agent
Joe Biden ... Self - US Vice President (archive footage)
Kristina Borjesson Kristina Borjesson ... Self
Dick Cheney ... Self - former US Vice President (archive footage)
Ahmed Chlabi Ahmed Chlabi ... Self - former Iraqi National Congress leader (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Self - former US President (archive footage)
Jeff Cohen Jeff Cohen ... Self - Founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Daniel Ellsberg ... Self
Newt Gingrich ... Self - former US Speaker of the House (archive footage)
Amy Goodman ... Self - Journalist, host of 'Democracy Now!' news show
Al Gore ... Self - Former Vice-President of the United States (archive footage)
Dick Gregory ... Self - Comedian / Activist
Sean Hannity ... Self - FoxNews talk-show host (archive footage)
Chris Hedges Chris Hedges ... Self - Journalist, former reporter for the New York Times


Shadows of Liberty presents the phenomenal true story of today's disintegrating freedoms within the U.S. media, and government, that they don't want you to see. The film takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global media conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions about democracy. Highly revealing interviews, actuality, and archive material, tell insider accounts of a broken media system, where journalists are prevented from pursuing controversial news stories, people are censored for speaking out against abuses of government power, and individual lives are shattered as the arena for public expression has been turned into a private profit zone. Will the Internet remain free, or be controlled by a handful of powerful, monopolistic corporations? The media crisis is at the core of today's most troubling issues, and people ... Written by DOCFACTORY

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More relevant today (May 2020) than when it was released
23 May 2020 | by RipRapSee all my reviews

This documentary should be REQUIRED VIEWING by every citizen of the United States! How did we the people allow this to happen?!? We the People need to take action NOW!

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Release Date:

8 August 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Illusjonen om ei fri presse See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »


Box Office


GBP1,500,000 (estimated)
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Docfactory See more »
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16:9 HD
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