Victor DeNoble in person!
- ADDICTION INCORPORATED
- 2011, Charles Evans Jr., USA, 102 min.
“Straight-shooting, hard-hitting and fuming.”
—Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
“Impressive, even poignant…compelling real-life drama.”
—Dennis Harvey, Variety
That smoking tobacco is an addictive health hazard has been established as fact since 1994, when Victor DeNoble, formerly a research scientist for a major tobacco company, blew through the smokescreen of big tobacco’s outright lies with his brave testimony before Congress. Filmmaker Evans tells the story of one of the most influential whistleblowers of all time, tracing DeNoble’s journey from naïve trust to the realization that the lives of millions were deliberately placed at risk for the sake of profit. With droll reenactments, provocative animation, and first-person testimony by the folks who made history with the monster tobacco-settlement lawsuit, ADDICTION INCORPORATED is a thoroughly engrossing tale of present-day heroes. HDCAM video. (BS)
Victor DeNoble will be present for audience discussion on Friday.
Director Charles Evans Jr. will be present on Friday and Saturday.