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Free Film Festival at New College
Date Friday July 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
New College of California Theater 777 Valencia Street (BART @ 16th - Mission, San Francisco
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
Friday, July 25 7pm - 9:30pm WE INTERRUPT THIS EMPIRE (2003) a collaborative film by Bay Area independent video activists, documents the direct actions that shut down the financial district of San Francisco in the weeks following the US invasion of Iraq. Saturday, July 26 11am - 1pm FREEDOM ON MY MIND (1994) this landmark film tells the story of the Mississippi freedom movements in the early 1960?s when a handful of young activists changed history. Saturday, July 26 1:30pm - 3:30pm REBELS WITH A CAUSE (2000) chronicles the movements for social change of the Sixties that began with the civil rights movement and culminated with the angry protests against the US war in Vietnam. Saturday, July 26 4pm - 6pm THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE (2000) captures the events of the 1999 anti-WTO protests in Seattle. Cut from the footage of over 100 media activists, the film marks a turning point in collaborative filmmaking and achieves a scope and vision possible only through the lenses of over 100 cameras. Saturday July 26 7pm - 9:30pm STRAIGHT OUTTA HUNTER?S POINT (2003) is a raw, gripping film that depicts a neighborhood transformed from a once thriving area into a toxic dumping ground and Super Fund site. Director Kevin Epps explores conditions in the Hunter?s Point projects where he grew up. All films are free but the audience is encouraged to generously support Hunter's Point Community Youth Park, Video Activist Network and Whispered Media http://newcollege.edu/activistfilm.html
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:24 AM

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