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Mon, Mar 17, 2014 6:20pm
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Mar 14, 2014

Errol Morris Q&As

Documentary legend Errol Morris is coming to London! We are releasing his latest film, The Unknown Known, in cinemas on March 21st and the director will host Q&A sessions following special preview screenings. Don't miss your chance to see one of the true documentary greats talk and book tickets today below. Find a full list of nationwide screenings here

Monday 17 March 6.20pm

London Curzon Soho – UK Premiere + Errol Morris Q&A, hosted by Doc/Fest's Heather Croall

Tuesday 18 March 6.30pm

Barnes The Olympic Cinema + Errol Morris Q&A, hosted by Francine Stock

Wednesday 19 March 6.30pm

London Ritzy Cinema + Errol Morris Q&A, hosted by Jeremy Hardy

Wednesday 19 March, 8.30pm **SOLD OUT**

London ICA + Errol Morris Q&A hosted by DocHouse

In The Unknown Known, Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, the larger-than-life figure who served as George W. Bush’s secretary of defense and as the principal architect of the Iraq War. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, Morris has Rumsfeld perform and explain his “snowflakes” — the enormous archive of memos he wrote across almost fifty years in Congress, the White House, in business, and twice at the Pentagon. The memos provide a window into history — not as it actually happened, but as Rumsfeld wants us to see it. By focusing on the “snowflakes,” with their conundrums and their contradictions, Morris takes us where few have ever been — beyond the web of words into the unfamiliar terrain of Rumsfeld’s mind. The Unknown Known presents history from the inside out. It shows how the ideas, the fears, and the certainties of one man, written out on paper, transformed America, changed the course of history — and led to war.

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