This FREE screening, November 8 at 6 p.m., is sponsored by the organizers of Skepticon, the largest free skeptic conference in the nation that happens to take place right here in Springfield. The conference takes place Fri., Nov. 13 – Sun., Nov. 15.
The mission of Skepticon is to support, promote, and develop free-thought skeptic, and scientific communities through inclusive educational programming.
An Honest Liar is a feature documentary about the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. The film brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers, and con-artists with quasi-religious fervor. A master deceiver who came out of the closet at the age of 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, the artist Jose Alvarez, into a sham guru named Carlos. But when a shocking revelation in Randi’s personal life is discovered, it isn’t clear whether Randi is still the deceiver – or the deceived.