At first we wonder if we're in the right movie. Magician Jamy Ian Swiss puts on his signature red shirt, suit and tie for a performance at the Magic Castle. "My occupation is deception," he says. "I make an honest living."
In his new documentary, Merchants of Doubt, filmmaker Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) explores the ways in which corporate interests use media to create confusion and raise doubt over what might otherwise be considered scientific consensus.