The Great Hack

Wednesday, July 24 - Tuesday, July 30, 2019


    The Q&A on Mon Jul 29 at 7:15 will include co-director Karim Amer, subject David Carroll (Associate Prof. of Media Design, Parsons), and moderator Dinah PoKempner (General Counsel, Human Rights Watch).

    Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. It’s being weaponized to wage cultural and political warfare. People everywhere are in a battle for control of our most intimate personal details. From award-winning filmmakers Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim, THE GREAT HACK uncovers the dark world of data exploitation with astounding access to the personal journeys of key players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal.

    Official selection: Sundance Film Festival

    “[A] deeply layered, ethically complex, disturbing and riveting documentary.” – Harvardwood

    • Country USA
    • Running Time 113 minutes
    • Director Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim