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October 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Friday, October 29th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm EDT for a screening of Shadow World, a documentary on the billion-dollar global arms trade! Based on the book The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, Johan Grimonprez and Anadil Hossain collaborate with the author, Andrew Feinstein, to explore how the international weapons industry undermines democracy and perpetuates human suffering. This screening will also feature an introduction by the author and filmmaker, Andrew Feinstein!

Due to capacity limitations, we are asking that folks put in a $6 deposit per seat to reserve a spot. The screenings are free but we encourage you to contribute $6 as a donation to help us continue our programming.

Please note that all film screenings are in-person at The People’s Forum and we will be requiring proof of vaccination and one form of identification at the front desk.


From Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, from Margaret Thatcher to Tony Blair, Shadow World reveals the shocking realities of the global arms trade, the only business that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives. Through the insights of whistleblowers, investigators, prosecutors, journalists, military and industry insiders, Shadow World unravels a number of the world’s largest and most corrupt arms deals. Ultimately the film reveals the real costs of war, the way the arms trade drives it, and how a defense industry that is supposed to enhance security instead gives us the exact opposite: a more dangerous world.

Year: 2017 | Directors: Johan Grimonprez, Andrew Feinstein, and Anadil Hossain | Duration: 90 min

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October 29, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Paul & Eslanda Robeson Cinema
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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