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Friday, October 26, 2007

Red carpet treatment

A special "red carpet" complimenti! to nostro Franco this morning. I attended last night his Rome Film Fest screening of Zero, a jarring 9-11 documentary. A packed cinema in Rome's Campo dei Fiori was the setting. Franco, the co-director, has been all over the news with the film in the past few days. On Tuesday, he strutted down the red carpet, accompanied by the screams of adoring fans no doubt.

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical initially of the public's appetite for yet another conspiratorial 9-11 documentary, but this one is well worth seeing. It's amazing how the natural inclination of Americans is to just shut that day out, and not seriously consider all the incongruencies of that attack. I met and interviewed the father of a man who was killed in one of the towers that morning last night. He's spent every day going over the details, and he's convinced we've all been lied to. Before you groan, do yourself a favor and find this film.

And thanks, Franco, for bringing it to the big screen.

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Buona fortuna, amico!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

"It's amazing how the natural inclination of Americans is to just shut that day out, and not seriously consider all the incongruencies of that attack."

Humm, I'm very surprised you say this because I've seen several American documentaries about how all the details of 9/11 just don't add up. I don't think Americans are turning a blind eye to this topic... at all.

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Bernhard Warner said...

I'm heartened to hear that. Thanks for the comment