[Sfbay-video] Resistance Cinema Jan. 23rd Free screening
moriahkinberg at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 20 13:32:30 PST 2005
Resistance Cimema presents; "Another World Is Possible" -along with short films of resistance produced by local indipendant filmmakers.
Jan 23rd. 3-5pm Parkway Theater Oakland, 1834 Park Blvd Oakland
"Another World is Possible" is a rousing account of the 2002 World Social Forum that will inspire activists everywhere. "What we've been doing all week here is telling each other rumors, about creative and brave resistance, telling each other stories, that are true stories, that it is possible." Naomi Klein. What if 51,000 people from 131 countries put their heads together to discuss what is wrong with the world and how to work together to change it? In early 2002, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, public officials, representatives of non-governmental organizations, indigenous nations, farmers, and labor -- including 11,000 young people -- gathered for the World Social Forum.
"Libertad y Justicia Para Todos"(Liberty and Justice for All) is a film
about theplight of migrant workers, specifically in Immokalee, but it is
applicable tothe experience of farmworkers all over the United States.
SEE THE ELEPHANT!' - A Political Video about the 2004 Republican National Convention Created by Ryan Junell - Music by Lesser
"The New Patriots", A film in which Charlie, Roy, and Ellen speak about the
transformations from military personnel to peace activists.
As well as a short documentary of a protest that took place in San Francisco on Jan.18th of 2003. Approximately 200,000 people marched from the Embarcadero to City Hall to protest a possible war with Iraq, and US foreign policy. The film begins at the start of the protest - and chronicles opinions from a wide cross section of individuals - why they were there and what they thought of the situation. Them film ends at City Hall. From the present historical vantage - to watch this film now is both sad and
Following the films Not In Our Name will lead a discussion on the protest movement
Admission is free/donations appreciated.
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