THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY
First show: March 15
"Gibney illuminates the dark side of America's obsession with self-made success, tying its cautionary tale of moxie-without-results into a larger indictment of Silicon Valley." - AV Club
Q&A with producer Jessie Deeter after the 3/16 show at 6:30!
With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her $10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into Silicon Valley ambition and the psychology of fraud by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM, GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF, TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE).
Directed by Alex Gibney. 119 minutes. Documentary. USA. 2019.
NOTE FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME. Roxie Theater trailers play during the 30 minutes prior to showtime.
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