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"We Interrupt This Empire..." at the Parkway
Date Tuesday August 26
Time 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
The Parkway Theater 1934 Park Blvd, Oakland
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorVideo Activist Network
**Anuradha Mittal in person at the Parkway Theater screening discussing Empire , the WTO in Cancun, and UNORCA - the Mexican farmers' organization particpating in the International Peasant Forum occuring concurrently in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. The San Francisco Video Activist Network presents the story you won't see on Fox News: an eye-popping, jaw-dropping look at the Bay Area's radical resisitance to an illegal war. "We Interrupt This Empire..." is a collaborative work by many of the Bay Area's independent video activists which documents the direct actions that shut down the financial district of San Francisco in the weeks following the United States' invasion of Iraq. With the audio backdrop including the live broadcasts of Enemy Combatant Radio from the SF Independent Media Center to SFPD's tactical communications that were picked up by police scanners, the documentary takes a look at the diverse show of resistance from the streets of San Francisco as well as providing a critique of the coporate media coverage of the war and exploring such issues as the Military Industrial Complex, attacks on civil liberties, and the United States' current imperialist drive. And check: Admission $5 check: for description & more details
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:25 AM

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