Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, this film takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Documentarian Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) investigates the shadowy world of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading doubt about well-studied public threats, ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.


Directed by Robert Kenner and produced by Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo.

Merchants of Doubt

2014 US 93 min
Festival Year: 2016
Types: Documentary, Watch Now
Topic: Climate Change, Environmental Advocacy and Justice

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