[IMC-UK-Features] Feature proposal - EDO film tour
jagmad at riseup.net
jagmad at riseup.net
Sat Mar 22 04:47:09 PDT 2008
So in other words, despite the following links to the newswire, none of
admin wants to pursue this particular issue while the middle column lies
> You have probably seen the thread here ...
> ekes points out there are no links:
> chrisc pointing out there are articles on the wire and can be added:
> mick giving some links (but not to the wire)
> The basic rule (for indymedia uk at least) for an article to be a
> feature is that it needs at the very least one link to the newswire.
> further, there is this page explaining how to write a feature ...
> So if you get the links and propose where to include them in the
> proposed text, then the feature can be put up. Without links to the
> wire, it can not be put up.
> jagmad at riseup.net wrote:
>> What has happened to this feature? I was looking forward to seeing it in
>> the middle column, particularly as 'Sea Shepherd activists injured as
>> Japanese military open fire' has been at the top for some time now.
>>> On the Verge - The film they tried to Ban
>>> Police have intervened across the country to censor 'On the Verge' an
>>> independent documentary about a campaign to shut down a Brighton
>>> manufacturer. So far establishments in Southampton, Chichester and Bath
>>> and Oxford as well as Brighton have come under police pressure to
>>> film showings. In Brighton police intervened to prevent a showing at
>>> Duke of York's Cinema.
>>> Using activist, police and CCTV footage plus interviews with those
>>> involved in the campaign, 'On The Verge' tells the story of one of the
>>> most persistent and imaginative campaigns to emerge out of the UK's
>>> anti-war movement and direct action scene.
>>> Sussex Police initially denied involvement in the decision to cancel
>>> screening at the Duke of York's cinema, with Chief Inspector Taylor
>>> telling the Argus newspaper that âPolice played no part in the
>>> controversial cancellationâ.
>>> Subsequently however the police were forced to admit that âa junior
>>> officer, who is not based in the city, alerted the city council to the
>>> showing and they advised the cinema of its responsibilities.â
>>> Staff at the Arthouse Community Cafe in Bedford Place, Southampton were
>>> approached at 11 a.m (Weds 19th March) by police accompanied by
>>> officers. Threats were made concerning their licensing if the film, due
>>> be shown on Thursday 20th was screened. Jani Franck director of the
>>> Community Cafe said âI grew up in South Africa and this feels awfully
>>> familiar. This has nothing to do with protecting the public this is
>>> nothing but censorshipâ
>>> Spokesman for the production company SchMovies, Steven Bishop said âI
>>> extremely disappointed but not entirely surprised by the police's
>>> There may be issues with certification but as we're not charging for
>>> this shouldn't be an issue. If the police really had problems over the
>>> certificate they could have approached us at a much earlier stage. Our
>>> film although focussing mainly on the rights and wrongs of protest
>>> shows a
>>> number of examples of questionable police behaviour â Perhaps this is
>>> they left their move so lat
>>> Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
>> Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
> Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
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