Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Niobrara County Library
FACES OF ADDICTION FILM SERIES
Wednesday, September 15 at 6 p.m.
ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM (2005)
Based on the book of the same name by Peter Elkin, director Alex Gibney's documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the powerful energy company whose downfall forever changed the landscape of the business world. With a blend of fascinating footage, fast-paced interviews and a wealth of information, this film is a serious lesson in the potential trappings of dishonesty and unethical behavior dogging corporate America today. 110 minutes. Directed by Alex Gibney
Oscar nominee for Best Documentary.
The film series, "Faces of Addiction" uses film and discussion to build understanding and promote dialogue about the challenges of addition. Combining the resources of the Wyoming Humanities Council, the Wyoming Department of Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division, the UW English Department and the UW Counselor Education Department the series will offer four film viewings that include a free meal as well as discussion.
"This project is funded by the We the People initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities." For more information stop by the library or call 334-3490.