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Emmy Award Winner Saul Landau Presents “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?”

Monday, April 23, in UWM’s Union Theatre at 7:00pm:

Attend a special director’s screening with Emmy award-winner Saul Landau of his latest film, “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?”

This film provides an overview of U.S.-Cuban relations and spotlights the case of the “Cuban 5” (five men who were arrested for gathering information on extremist groups in Miami that launched violent attacks of terrorism against both Cuban people and property).  The Cuban 5 were imprisoned, while those they were monitoring — who have publicly taken responsibilty for terrorist attacks — walk free.

See the movie trailer here!  Read a review here!

Check back for updates on more films to be shown through April 21-28 (nightly at 7:00 pm) as part of the Seventh Annual Progressive Latin American Film Series!

Saul Landau, an internationally-known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. Landau’s most widely praised achievements are the over forty films he has  produced on social, political and historical issues, and worldwide human rights, for which he won the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting, and the First Amendment Award, as well as an Emmy for “Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang.” In 2008, the Chilean government presented him withthe Bernardo O’Higgins Award for his human rights work. Landau has written fourteen books including a book of poems, “My Dad Was Not Hamlet.” He received an Edgar Allen Poe Award for Assassination on Embassy Row, a report on the 1976 murders of Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier and his colleague, Ronni Moffitt.

He is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Pomona. He is a senior Fellow at and Vice Chair of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Gore Vidal says, “Saul Landau is a man I love to steal ideas from.”

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