Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin.
Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver- tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats, ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.
Watch the official trailer below:
Presented as part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, which is made free to the public through the ongoing partnership of the Havre de Grace Green Team and the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. All film screenings are held inside the Maritime Museum’s main gallery, and will be immediately followed by a discussion.