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Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech synopsis

Director Liz Garbus' documentary delves into the history and current state of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Detailing how the protection and exercise of free speech has changed and how global politics influences these trends, the film studies a number of free speech cases, many of them post-9/11. With comments from a range of scholars, students and political pundits, "Shouting Fire" presents a fascinating insight into of one of the cornerstones of U.S. democracy.

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