[IMC-pgh-announce] February Pittsburgh IMC Announcements
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Thu Feb 12 21:14:48 PST 2004
Three announcements from Pittsburgh Indymedia:
1. February General IMC Meeting, Feb. 14
2. VIDEOFEST!! Feb 19-22.
3. March 13 Orientation/Workshops
* 1. February Meeting
The monthly Pittsburh IMC meeting will be held (2nd saturday, due to
weather) on Saturday, February 14th, at 2pm at Kiva Han on Craig street in
If you have proposals to make and/or cannot make it to the meeting, please
email imc-pgh-discuss at lists.indypgh.org. New faces are welcome -- reclaim
* 2. Videofest
Coming Februray 19-22, 2004!
(see http://videofest.indypgh.org for full schedule and details)
>From AIDS activism to the anti-war movement, the Pittsbugh video festival
will feature work that span a range of protests and issues that are
typically misrepresented by the mainstream media.
*** Thursday: Historical Perspectives
- Voices from the Front
An award-winning documentary about AIDS activism produced by the
Testing the Limits Collective.
- World? What World? Keeping America Disinformed, the World According to U.S. Media
A sampling of early Paper Tiger works on world politics and the
*** Friday: War and Empire
- The People, United
A documentary produced by the Pittsburgh IMC about the historic
Anti-War Convergence held here in January 2003.
- Kilometer Zero
A remarkable video from the historic WTO protests in Cancun, Mexico in
September 2003 that was shot and cut on location in Cancun by media
collectives from Mexico, Europe and the United States.
- We Interrupt This Empire
A documentary of the direct actions that shut down the financial
district of San Francisco in the weeks following the United States'
invasion of Iraq
*** Saturday: FTAA
* Miami FTAA IMC Documentary segments (Sneak Preview!)
* Facists are Trading Away America
* Discussion panel led by local indymedia members and activists who were
part of the StopFTAA mobilization.
*** Sunday: Life and Liberty
Matinee at 2pm:
* Freedom Downtime
the story of computer hacker Kevin Mitnick--who was imprisoned
without bail for nearly five years--and activists effort to free him.
Regular evening at 7pm:
* Critical Resistance: Visions of Freedom
an emotional and inspiring look at a growing movement of activists,
artists and intellectuals who are mobilizing against the prison
* Other shorts by local activists
Films to be shown in Porter Hall 100, located by Flagstaff Hill on CMU
Screenings on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening begin at 7pm.
Freedom Downtime will be shown as a 2pm matinee on Sunday.
Donations requested at $3 for each screening, $10 for a Fest Pass, or $20
for a Fest Pass plus DVD of local IMC footage.
* Orientation/Workshops - March 13, 2004
The IMC Outreach working groups is planning a new member orientation
and workshop day for Saturday, March 13, 2004. The goal is to introduce
new people to Indymedia, get them involved in the organization, and
empower the community to reclaim the media. Also, this is a great time
for current and past Indymedia activists to come together, share skills,
and network for future events.
To get involved in the planning or for more info, contact
imc-pgh-outreach at lists.indypgh.org.
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