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Using rare archival and striking war footage supporting interviews with veterans, scientists, attorneys, the Air Force, the VA and Dow Chemical, VIETNAM: THE SECRET AGENT documents the extraordinary history of chemical warfare and agricultural herbicides with a focus on dioxin, the contaminant of Agent Orange.
Director Ian Cheney joins us in person for a post-screening conversation. Free to Cinema Members! In a universe that erases its tracks, why are we so hellbent on leaving a trace? THE ARC OF OBLIVION illuminates the strange world of archives, record-keeping and memory through a filmmaker’s quixotic quest to build an ark in Maine.