SAMURAI AND IDIOTS ‐ THE OLYMPUS AFFAIR
SATURDAY, 7/16/2016 2:00 PM
Co-presented by World Affairs Council
Running Time: 1h 16min
Director: Hyoe Yamamoto
Premiere Status: North America
In October 2011, Michael Woodford was suddenly ousted as CEO of Olympus Corporation, a multi‐billion dollar Japanese optical company. What followed was international media furor which exposed one of the biggest scandals in Japanese corporate history. The film chronicles the saga of egregious corporate malefactors and a doomed East‐West clash.