A masterful exploration of power, leadership and journalistic integrity, this exciting and inspiring thriller celebrates the importance of a free and socially responsible press. Winning Academy Awards for Best Picture, and Best Screenplay, with an all-star cast of Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel McAdams – Spotlight tells the true story of a small team of reporters at the Boston Globe who, in 2002, brought to light a series of child abuse scandals and subsequent cover-ups in the Catholic Church.
Investigative journalist and legal affairs correspondent Colm Keena will introduce this film on Jan 24th.
USA • 2015 • Biography/Crime/Drama • 128 mins
Director: Tom McCarthy
IFCO Rating: 15A
Screening as part of the 2016/17 IFI Schools Programme.
Download the programme here.
Dublin, IFI – Jan 24 & Mar 21. IFI Education on 01 679 5744