The Great Hack, dirs. Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim, USA 2019, 113 min.
The impact of data exploitation is explored in this timely documentary centred on the fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. With access to key players linked to the explosive controversy, Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim (The Square, Control Room, Startup.com) explore the sinister ramifications of widespread data mining.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members.
This screening is followed a Q&A with data rights lawyer Ravi Naik, barrister Matthew Ryder QC, Frederike Kaltheuner of Privacy International and Paddy McGuiness, who served as the UK’s Deputy National Security Adviser from 2014 – 2018. The ICA screens The Great Hack from 25 July.
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