In celebration of the premiere of Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, Las Vegas’ Mob Museum will host an exclusive first screening on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 12 and 13. August 1 marks the one year anniversary of Bulger’s conviction on eleven murder charges alongside convictions on charges of racketeering, narcotics and money laundering.
The move will be presented on both evenings at 7:00pm with seating starting at 6:30. Tickets cost $20 and include Museum admission, popcorn and a non-alcoholic beverage. Museum members receive a 10 percent discount.
James “Whitey” Bulger, the Irish-American mob boss was once ranked No. 2 on America's Most Wanted list after Osama Bin Laden. He reigned terror over the city of Boston for years without ever being charged with so much as a misdemeanor. Filmmaker Joe Berlinger was allowed unprecedented access for the production and utilizes the sensational trial against Bulger as a springboard to explore corruption within the highest levels of law enforcement. Using a range of sources from retired FBI agents and Massachusetts state police to gangsters and lawyers, Berlinger scrutinizes Bulger’s relationship with the FBI and Department of Justice.
Space is limited. To make reservations for either screening, call (702) 229-2734 or log on to http://TheMobMuseum.org/Archives/Category/Events/.