Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Buzz Takes Over the Blogosphere

Excitement is definitely building among the Internet community over the forthcoming release of '9/11 Press For Truth'. Google searches of "press for truth" are yielding thousands of results on web sites far and wide. Many are speculating, "Will this finally be the movie to bring this important issue to the mainstream public?"

And several major bloggers who received advanced copies from us are praising the new movie.

Media critic Danny Schechter, "The News Dissector", calls 'Press For Truth' "a new doc you will hear lots more about... If you don't trust the official story, you will have to see this one." In 1992, when Oliver Stone's 'JFK' came out, Warner Brothers chose Schecter to co-direct, with the amazing Barbara Kopple, the official documentary companion film entitled 'Beyond JFK'. On his blog, Schechter calls 'Press For Truth' "in many ways the sequel to 'Beyond JFK'," quite the compliment indeed. Having just panned Oliver Stone's recent 9/11 film 'World Trade Center', Schechter goes on to quip, "Perhaps they should have called ['Press For Truth'] 'Beyond WTC'.

Meanwhile, Scott Horton, who runs the popular blog, called 'Press For Truth' "an astonishing portrayal of the lengths our public servants will go to in order to protect themselves from any accountability."

Most surreal, Dick Gregory, respected old-school comedian and social activist, named #81 in Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest stand ups of all-time, has released a statement reading, "['9/11 Press For Truth'] is probably one of the greatest documentaries to be produced because everybody -- from a 90 year old man to a 4 year old child, from a PhD to no education -- will understand it and because it has no hidden agenda."

Monday, August 28, 2006

Another Full Scene From 'Press For Truth' Avaliable on YouTube

The makers of '9/11 Press For Truth' today released the second scene in a series of three scenes being put on prior to the movie's premiere next week on Thurs., Sept. 7th.

The scene, entitled "Kissinger Vs. the 9/11 Families", can be viewed here:


After fighting the White House for a year, the 9/11 families learned in November 2002 that they would finally get their independent investigation. President Bush's first act was to name former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to chair the 9/11 Commission.

The families would soon confront Kissinger about some disturbing skeletons they had discovered in his closet.


Sunday, August 20, 2006

One Full Scene From 'Press For Truth' Available on YouTube

The makers of '9/11 Press For Truth' will be releasing a total of three scenes from the upcoming movie on between now and the premiere on Thurs., Sept. 7th.

The first, entitled "Bush Knew", went online today:


On August 6th, 2001, the CIA warned George W. Bush in a Presidential Daily Briefing (PDB) that Osama bin Laden might attempt to hijack planes in the United States.

After 9/11, the White House hid this fact for 8 months until the PDB was leaked to the press in May 2002. Defending themselves, the Bush administration claimed that it had never occurred to them that al Qaeda might crash the hijacked planes into buildings.

They lied.


You are encouraged to send an email to friends, not necessarily mentioning the movie, but rather something along the lines of:

"Dear Pal,
If you thought you couldn't be any more pissed at Bush, think again:


Saturday, August 19, 2006

"You Can Watch It With Your Parents Without Them Thinking You're Kooky"

The filmmakers were recently pointed to an interesting blog of someone who apparently got a hold of an advanced copy of the DVD.

The blogger told the story of having his elderly, conservative parents in town for the weekend and looking for something to keep them busy. The blogger put in the DVD of our upcoming movie '9/11 Press For Truth',Th almost as a test to see just how accessible the movie really was.

The blogger was pleased when, throughout the movie, the blogger heard "20 audible gasps, clucks, 'goshes'", and afterward it was all the "apolitical" parents wanted to talk about. The blogger concludes asking "How can we get a million people to see this?"

How indeed.

Thursday, August 17, 2006

Executive Producers Appear on 'Peter B. Collins Show'

'9/11 Press For Truth' executive producers Kyle F. Hence and Rory O'Connor were invited on Peter B. Collins' show today on Monterey, California's KRXA 540 AM to talk about the upcoming movie. Collins, like Air America's Randi Rhodes three days ago, raved about the movie, calling it "a powerful film". He differentiated it from all other films about September 11th, saying, "This is the film that you should show to a 9/11-truth virgin."

To listen, go here and search the "August 17, 2006" listing. Skip to just past the one-hour point in the show.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

'Press For Truth' to Premiere in Manhattan Sept. 7, Nationwide Sept. 8

'9/11 Press For Truth' will premiere on Thursday, September 7, 2006, at the Two Boots Pioneer Theater at 155 East Third Street in Greenwich Village, just blocks from where the Twin Towers once stood. The invitation-only event will be attended by 9/11 families, the filmmakers, press, and a sprinkling of New York celebrities.

Then, all weekend long, from Friday, September 8 - Monday, September 11th, the movie will be rolled out in theaters and other venues in major cities all across America including Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Portland, OR, Austin, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, IN, Chicago, Champaign, IL, Peoria, IL, Santa Barbara, CA, Ventura, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Culver City, CA, and St. Paul, MN.

Additional NY screenings of the film will be held September 8 and 10 at the Pioneer. The shows will sell out quickly, so buy your tickets online:


More showings are being added all the time. Check for more details.

Monday, August 14, 2006

Air America Plays 'Press For Truth' Trailer

Paul Thompson, author of The Complete 9/11 Timeline, was back on Air America's 'The Randi Rhodes Show' again today, this time, in part, to talk about the upcoming nationwide release of '9/11 Press For Truth' in select theaters on Friday, September 7th.

Thompson's The Complete 9/11 Timeline and subsequent Harper-Collins-published book 'The Terror Timeline' were the basis, in part, for our upcoming movie '9/11 Press For Truth'. During the interview, Randi Rhodes called the movie "phenomenal, stunning, unbelievable" and played the trailer in it's entirety. The resulting traffic to nearly crashed the server.

Listen to an MP3 recording of the show.

Thursday, August 3, 2006

Complete 9/11 Timeline Author Discusses NORAD Lies on Air America

Paul Thompson, the author the definitive The Complete 9/11 Timeline on which our upcoming movie '9/11 Press For Truth' was in part based, was a guest on 'The Randi Rhodes Show' today on Air America. He mentioned on-air the upcoming release of the movie. Listen to an MP3 recording of the show, and read Thompson's The Complete 9/11 Timeline.

Thompson was invited on the program in response to a new furor over 9/11 set off by recent stories in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the release of transcripts of the NORAD tapes in 'Vanity Fair'. According to the stories, the 9/11 Commissioners believed that NORAD officials deliberately lied to them during sworn testimony.

The issue of NORAD's response to the on-going hijackings on the morning of September 11th is featured prominently during the first ten minutes of '9/11 Press For Truth'. See the following articles for more information on the growing controversy:

Washington Post - "9/11 Panel Suspected Deception by Pentagon"

New York Times - "Tapes Further Undermine Claims By the Pentagon That It Moved Quickly to Try to Intercept and Shoot Down One or More of the Hijacked Jets"

Vanity Fair - "9/11 Live: The NORAD Tapes"

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Robert Greenwald's Brave New Theaters "Picks Up" 'Press For Truth'

Over the past six years, producer/director Robert Greenwald has revolutionized motion picture distribution. By utilizing the latest technologies, collaborating with numerous groups, and building a growing network of dedicated volunteer field producers, Greenwald's 2003 documentary 'Uncovered: The War in Iraq' managed to earn almost two million dollars and be shown on 2,500 screens -- without ever being picked up by a Hollywood studio's theatrical distribution arm. His next movie, 2004's documentary examination of Fox News, 'Outfoxed', did even better, showing on 3,000 screens and premiering at number one on

Inspired by these success, in early 2006 Greenwald's team launched their own distribution company, Brave New Theaters. Using their online expertise and amazing 150 organizational partners to solicit and publicize screenings around the world, Brave New Theater's first film, 'Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price', reached 7,000 people in one week, becoming the biggest opening ever for a movie without a mainstream distribution deal.

Now, Jim Miller at Brave New Theaters has approved '9/11 Press For Truth' to be the newest film offered through their distribution network. To learn more on upcoming shows or to host a screening in your town, go to Brave New Theaters' site.