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"We Interrupt This Empire..." at The Roxie
Date Thursday August 28
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
The Roxie Cinema 3117 16th Street, San Francisco
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorVideo Activist Network
***The 6pm show is a benefit screening for Food First and UNORCA. Dr. Peter Rossett in person. Proceeds help Mexican peasants and indigenous people get to WTO Cancun!*** 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: http://www.videoactivism.org/empire.html Thursday, August 28th at 6pm, 8pm, 9:45pm - Admission $8 The Roxie Cinema 3117 16th Street, San Francisco check out: http://www.videoactivism.org/empire.html for map, details, description
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:24 AM

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