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Wal-Mart Rep Accused of Pirating Doc

Wal-Mart Rep Accused of Pirating Doc

Robert Greenwald’s latest politically-minded documentary, Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, is facing more controversy before its even opened. The Guardian reports that at a recent New York screening, a Wal-Mart consultant was accused of trying to record the film and thus kicked out of the theater.

“Greenwald, whose previous films include the anti-Fox News polemic Outfoxed and Uncovered: The Iraq War, told the New York Times that he spotted Wal-Mart consultant John Marino pointing his mobile phone at the screen minutes after the film rolled. After a confrontation in the lobby, Greenwald threw Marino out. Not only that, the film’s distributor is reportedly considering filing charges against Wal-Mart and the consultant for attempted piracy.”

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