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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

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Films and Commentary from Saul Landau

Saul Landau

Saul Landau was an internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He was a fellow at IPS since 1972 and at the Transnational Institute since 1974 until his death in 2013. He wrote 13 books, thousands of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews, and made more than 40 films and TV programs on social, political, economic and historical issues.

Among his numerous accolades, Saul received the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting and an Emmy for his 1980 film, "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang" (with Jack Willis), as well as the Letelier-Moffitt Award for his human rights work. He won a Golden Apple award for "The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas" as well as first prizes in many festivals with films about Fidel Castro, Salvador Allende and Subcomandante Marcos. He was Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University. 

Saul's columns can be read on www.progresoweekly.com and at saullandau.wordpress.com. Saul's newest film is "Will the Real Terrorist Please Standup" (2011). It is available on DVD.

Recent Work

Commentary
Riots, Demonstrations and New Agencies of Change
August 25 - An angry demonstration virus spreads to country after country in response to negligent and callous political leaders who have ignored the basic needs of their citizens.

Op-Ed
Murdoch Gets Caught Red-Handed
August 1 - He created the perfect atmosphere for criminal activities and called it "freedom of the press." Published in The East Texas Review and The Lake Isabella (CA) Kern Valley Sun.

Interview
Will The Real Terrorist Please Stand Up: Uprising Interviews Saul Landau
July 26 - This new documentary weighs the convictions of the Cuban 5 against the crimes of anti-Castro Cubans, and examines the historical context that motivated all parties.

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