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Chomsky Guest of Reykjavík International Film Festival

World-renowned linguist, writer and political analyst Noam Chomsky will participate in RIFF, Reykjavík International Film Festival, ruv.is reports. He will hold a live address at Háskólabíó Theater from Cambridge.


Noam Chomsky.

The lecture’s moderator will be Peter Wintonick, who made the documentary Manufacturing Consent about Chomsky eighteen years ago. The film, which is one of many about Chomsky, will be screened at the film festival.

Noam Chomsky is 82 years old. His lecture is entitled Hopes and Expectations. He will for example discuss the lessons Icelanders can learn from the economic collapse in the West, as well as the future in energy matters.

Question proposals can be sent to Chomsky at RIFF’s home page. According to RIFF’s manager Hrönn Marínósdóttir, three questions will be chosen for him to answer.

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