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New short film by Errol Morris looks at small pox debate

Director Errol MorrisAFP/Getty Images/AFP

A new film by from Cambridge-based documentarian Errol Morris was posted online Tuesday as part of The New York Times’s Op-Docs series. The fascinating 20-minute film, titled “Demon in the Freezer,” is about the debate over eliminating the world’s remaining stockpile of the small pox virus. It’s the eighth film that Morris, who won the Oscar for “The Fog of War,” has contributed to the Op-Docs series. The filmmaker will participate in a live video discussion about the film on The Times Opinion Section’s Facebook page on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Watch the film here: