top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Tue Feb 8 2011 (Updated 02/15/11)
Lovers + Liberators: A Benefit for the Red Vic
Tue Feb 8 2011 (Updated 02/15/11)
Fundraiser Aims to Save 30-Year Old Worker-Owned Red Vic Movie House
On Saturday, February 12th, a benefit is being held for the Red Vic Movie House on Haight Street in San Francisco. Organizers state that "San Francisco is dangerously close to losing this 30-year old worker-owned community establishment. All the filmmakers and speakers in this series are donating 100% the box office revenue to the keep the Red Vic's doors open so they can continue to give voice to films like these that [the] mainstream does NOT want you you to see!"

Lovers + Liberators is a fund-raising event for the Red Vic that brings together three films with the themes of liberation and domestic "terrorism". The line-up includes ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE (1996), a documentary about the Black Panther Party and COINTELPRO, BOLD NATIVE (2010), addressing domestic “terrorism” and animal liberation, and THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR (1973), in which a CIA trainee turns out to be a black nationalist who goes on to train his own group of "Freedom Fighters" to engage in guerrilla warfare. Speakers throughout the screenings include Claude Marks of the Freedom Archives and Richard Brown of the SF8 on their experiences as targets of COINTELPRO; Jake Conroy, an animal liberation activist of 15 years and SHAC7 co-defendent who spent three years in federal prison as a result of his above-ground activism targeting Huntington Life Sciences and Ben Rosenfeld, a Bay area lawyer who's focusing his efforts defending Green Scare defendants; and Bold Native filmmakers Casey Suchan and Denis Henry Hennelly.

photoEvent Announcement | Red Vic Movie House

Previous Indybay Feature on Bold Native Premier at the Red Vic
05/25/17 Prisoners Protest Inhumane Conditions in Segregation Units with Hunger Strike Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Central Valley | California05/22/17 Effort Underway to Stop Neo-Nazi Band The Highway Murderers from Performing in San José Front Page | Racial Justice | Arts + Action | South Bay | Santa Cruz Indymedia05/22/17 Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart Collaborates with ICE, Refuses to Change Policy Front Page | Police State and Prisons | U.S. | Government & Elections | Immigrant Rights | Santa Cruz Indymedia05/20/17 Report Details Racial Bias in California’s Traffic Court System, Bills Address Disparities Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Central Valley | San Francisco | California | U.S. | Government & Elections05/17/17 Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available Front Page | Racial Justice | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Labor & Workers | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Womyn | U.S. | Government & Elections05/16/17 As Oakland Holds Public Budget Forums Throughout May, Pressure Grows to Cut Police Funding Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Health, Housing, and Public Services | East Bay | Government & Elections05/15/17 Young Natives Traveling, Sharing & Seeking Funds for the Resistance as Camps Begin to Grow Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | California | U.S.05/05/17 Oil Money Out, People Power In! March and Rally in Sacramento Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections05/05/17 Younger Workers Priced Out of Sonoma County Housing Market Front Page | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Education & Student Activism | North Bay / Marin05/03/17 Protest and March on May 9: No Penalty for Poverty — Housing for All Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia05/02/17 Students Reclaim Main Administrative Building at UC Santa Cruz to Press Demands Front Page | Racial Justice | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
Related Categories: San Francisco | Animal Liberation | Arts + Action | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Front Page
Prison Strike Organizers to Protest Food Giant Aramark Kamala Kelkar, SF Bay View Sunday Jan 8th 9:10 PM
Trump Election Exposes Crises of US Capitalism & Imperialism; Creates Opportunity United Public Workers For Action (2 comments) Thursday Dec 1st 2:38 PM
Is Wells Fargo an on-going criminal enterprise? Lynda Carson (4 comments) Monday Sep 12th 6:08 AM
The Politics of My OSC Complaint At OSHA/DOL Darrell Whitman Monday Aug 15th 9:55 AM
Killer whales remain protected in Washington via OCEANA Wednesday Jun 15th 5:03 PM
Police evicts No Border Camp in Greece No Border Camp (2 comments) Wednesday Apr 20th 5:13 AM
More Global News...
[ × close ]