U.N. ME – Confronting the United Nations head on

Is the U.N. fulfilling its original mission?
Directed by Ami Horowitz and Matthew Groff

In U.N. Me, a new film currently playing in theatres, director Ami Horowitz (pictured) asks: is the United Nations living up to its founding ideals? The answer, rightly so, is “no.” Ever since it replaced the League of Nations in 1945 the United Nations, founded to stop wars and establish a dialogue between countries, has grown too big, too expensive, too wasteful a place where a lack of ... more >

Investment banker makes doc “UN Me” about the UN

Serious subject deliriously funny host

A New York investment banker for thirteen years, Ami Horowitz has turned documentary filmmaker (he's also written for The Huffington Post) and made what looks like a probing study of the United Nations’ position in world affairs--he co-directed with Matthew Groff. So there is art after investment banking. What’s especially thrilling about Horowitz is that he seems to pour all his investment ... more >