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1 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker John Junkerman focuses his lens on Noam Chomsky, the American linguist, thinker, activist and outspoken critic of U.S. foreign policy. Culled together from a series of lectures on a wide range of topics and interviews given when Chomsky was 73, the documentary explores the scholar's often controversial opinions concerning the United States' use -- and, according to his informed opinion, abuse -- of power across the globe and as a response to the 9/11 attacks.


Director: John Junkerman

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times (2002)

Release Date: November 22nd, 2002|1 hr. 11 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    With Chomsky as its star, this documentary cannot go far wrong, even though filmmaker John Junkerman intersperses Chomsky footage with some really bad Japanese pop music. show more

  • 63
    Janice Page Boston Globe

    Would have benefited from putting a wider lens on the man and his detractors. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Michael Moore makes many of the same points, with far more impact, in "Bowling for Columbine." show more

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