Control Room Named Time Out New York's #1 Summer Movie

Time Out New York put the documentary Control Room, which takes an inside look at Al-Jazeera's coverage of the war in Iraq, at the top of its list of must-see summer films, calling the movie a "startling new perspective on the Iraq War." Control Room's reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, and it opened at Film Forum on Friday. It will be opening across the country in the next few weeks. Control Room was directed by Jehane Noujaim ( and edited by Edit Center alumni Julia Bacha and Lilah Bankier, with Edit Center founder Alan Oxman serving as supervising editor and co-producer.