The Tallgrass Film Association, the Ulrich Museum of Art, the Peace and Social Justice Center of South Central Kansas, and the Murdock Theatre present Incident in New Baghdad, a compelling film from New York filmmaker James Spione. It focuses on former U.S. Army Specialist and Wichitan Ethan McCord, the subject of a 2007 Wikileaks controversy, who witnessed one of the most notorious incidents of the Iraq War. McCord witnessed the July 2007 slayings of two Reuters journalists and a number of other unarmed civilians by U.S. attack helicopters. The film is an Oscar contender, having been short-listed for nomination for “Best Documentary (Short Subject)” at the 2012 Academy Awards. Post-screening includes an interview and reception with McCord and Spione. General admission is $10; $8 students/seniors/military/WSU community (students/faculty/staff); free to Ulrich Museum members and Tallgrass Film Association members.
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Tallgrass Film Association
Founded in 2003, Tallgrass Film Association fosters an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film.