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Cincinnati World Cinema
presents the exclusive area screening...

A timely, important film about the
evolution of broadcast news
seen through the career of the
hard-hitting, fearless journalist
who spoke truth to power.

Saturday, Aug 17, 7 PM     Sunday, Aug 18, 4 PM
Friday, Aug 23, 7 PM       Saturday, Aug 24, 4 PM
Saturday, Aug 24, 7 PM     Sunday, Aug 25, 4 PM

The Garfield Theatre   719 Race St, Cincinnati, 45202

"Take a look at the history of any nation which has lost its freedoms, and you'll find that the men who grabbed the power also had to crush the free press" — Mike Wallace
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%


    As Dick Cavett (and others) have observed, "Mike Wallace is here" are four words no crooked politician or disreputable businessperson wanted to hear. As a cornerstone of 60 MINUTES, the nation's most watched news program, Wallace earned a reputation as a hard-hitting, fearless journalist who spoke truth to power. The new documentary MIKE WALLACE IS HERE offers an unflinching look at the legendary reporter, who interrogated the 20th century's biggest newsmakers during more than fifty years on the air.

    Wallace's aggressive reporting style and showmanship was entwined with the evolution of broadcast journalism. As large corporations took over the broadcast networks and 24x7 cable news emerged, the nature of news gathering and presentation changed. The results – some good, some bad – led to a new generation of journalists, many of whom, unlike Wallace, have proven far less civil and much less beholden to the quest for truth.

    Unearthing decades of never-before-seen footage from the 60 Minutes vault, the film explores what drove and plagued Wallace. He approached every interview with knowledge and passion, which director Avi Belkin captured and distilled into a riveting 90 minutes. He was a "tough as nails" reporter who had no fear when it came to going after the truth – aggressive, exciting and impressive.
    Wallace asked the questions no one else had the guts to ask of such uncooperative celebrities including Bette Davis, and Barbara Streisand (who called him an SOB), political leaders, like Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X, Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy, John McCain, Donald Trump, Richard Nixon and many others.
    There is also footage of him going up against Vladimir Putin and Ayatollah Khomeini under nerve-wracking conditions and circumstances. As the tension mounts, it's fascinating to watch him take his interrogation to the limit – he knew what to do and how far he could go.
    Wallace's weekly investigative reporting wasn't limited to interviews of the famous. He exposed grifters, scam artists, minor bureaucrats and organized crime barons preying on everyday people. On the flip side, Wallace made time to profile those who were doing good as well.

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MIKE WALLACE IS HERE, director Avi Belkin, USA, 2019, Not Rated. Discussion after film.
TRT 90 minutes,

Screenings start on time, we do not show 15-20 minutes of advertising before the film.
  • Sat 08/17 | 7 PM
  • Sun 08/18 | 4 PM
  • Fri 08/23 | 7 PM
  • Sat 08/24 | 4 PM
  • Sat 08/24 | 7 PM
  • Sun 08/25 | 4 PM

Matinee seating at 3:30; evening seating at 6:30.
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TICKETS available online and by phone (859-957-3456)
   Adult general admission, $10 advance, $15 door.
   Student/ArtsPass general admission, $8 advance, $12 door — must show valid ID upon arrival.
   Advance sale ends 3 hours before show time, tix thereafter available at the door.

the GARFIELD THEATRE, 719 Race St, Cincinnati 45202,  near the corner of Race & Garfield Place.
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Ample parking at affordable rates —  1,700+ garage spaces within two blocks ‐ Gramercy Garage (next door, enter via Race, 7th or Elm streets), Garfield Garage (9th St., next to the Phoenix) and Macy's Garage (7th Street). Another 363 surface lot spaces within a couple blocks, plus numerous on-street meters.   
Other transport options include the Street Car, Metro, Tank, Uber, Red Bike, Bird, etc.
ADA ACCESS: The Garfield offers a direct indoor path from the front door to wheelchair spaces and companion seats (no ramps, no stairs). Individuals using walkers, scooters or wheelchairs should call (859) 957-3456 at least 48 hours in advance to let us know your screening date and time.
    It couldn't be easier – across the street from the Garfield Theatre, you'll find the Butcher & Barrel, home of delicious shareables, salads, entrees and desserts, plus excellent wine, craft beer and mixed drinks.
    General Manager Randy Procter is offering CWC patrons a 15% discount on your order, excluding alcohol. You'll need your online ticket purchase confirmation or ticket stub from the event. Discount valid only for the date of ticket.
    Enjoy a pre- or post-film meal or coffee and dessert, or hang at the bar. Hours: TUE-THS - Dining, 5-10 pm; bar 3:30 - midnight. FRI-SAT - Dining 5-11 pm; bar 3:30 - 2:30. SUN - Dining 5-9 pm; bar 3:30 - 1-pm.
    Dinner reservations are recommended, call 513-954-8974. Check out the menus and photos: thebutcherbarrel.com.
QUESTIONS?   Please or call (859) 957 3456.

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