Bill & Ted's Alex Winter And CNN's Don Lemon Talk PANAMA PAPERS On Tom Needham's Sounds Of Film
Leaked by an anonymous source to journalists in 2015, the Panama Papers were an unbelievable collection of documents, exposing the use of secretive offshore companies to enable widespread tax evasion and money laundering. Widely viewed as the largest data leak in history, the release of the Papers had wide-reaching implications, incriminating many world leaders, politicians, public officials, celebrities and public figures. Alex Winter's 'THE PANAMA PAPERS' revealed corruption in the highest tiers of government, along with the ongoing effects on global inequality. The film intertwines the story of the amazing reporters who researched the story, along with the insights of their mysterious anonymous source narrated by Elijah Wood.
Director Alex Winter is well known for starring in 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure' and the film's sequels. However, Alex is also widely recognized for his serious documentary work on films like 'Downloaded,' 'Deep Web,' and 'Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain.' He is currently finishing work on his documentary about Frank Zappa called 'Zappa.'
'The Sounds of Film' will also be re-airing an interview that Tom Needham did at the 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival with popular CNN Host Don Lemon, who moderated a screening of 'THE PANAMA PAPERS' and hosted a Q & A with the director.
In addition, Tom Needham will be discussing the upcoming screening of 'THE PANAMA PAPERS' at the Port Jefferson Documentary Series on Monday, March 4th at 7 pm at Port Jefferson's Theatre Three. Tom will be moderating a Q & A with Kevin Hall, Chief Economics Correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Senior Investigator for McClatchy Newspapers. For more information, visit portjeffdocumentaryseries.com.
Lastly, 'Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film' will be featuring some of the amazing music from recent Academy Award-winning films like 'Green Book,' 'Black KKKlansman,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and 'Black Panther.'
About the Sounds of Film
The Sounds of Film is the nation's longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming worldwide live on the internet. Past people interviewed for the show include Ludwig Göransson, Lalo Schifrin, Jordan Peterson, Alec Baldwin, Wanda Jackson, Peter Singer, Mr. Fish, Darryl DMC McDaniels, Alexander Payne and author Andrew Solomon.