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We Interrupt This Empire! Screening
Date Thursday March 18
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Red Vic Movie House
1727 Haight Street, near Stanyan
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorWhispered Media
Back by popular demand and for the anniversary of the Gulf War II ... "WE INTERRUPT THIS EMPIRE!" returns to the red vic ... with much new to see and special guest appearances ...

Thursday, March 18
7:15 & 9:20 pm

Red Vic Directions:

About "WE INTERRUPT" Video:

An unflinching look at the Bay Area's radical resistance to an illegal and horrific 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 SF Indymedia's Enemy Combatant Radio and the 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.

"This a a clear picture of what's left of an American conscience in the midst of this national horror-show--this is the best damn doc I've seen on the local face of what might have been the largest anti-war movement in world history. "
Craig Baldwin of Other Cinema

---- Next day - march 19 -- action

Friday March 19th
7am Justin Herman Plaza. (Embarcadero BART), SF
Education, Living Wages & Healthcare-- NOT Warfare!
PROTEST & MASS NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION in conjunction with March 20th internationally coordinated protests against the war and occupation in Iraq.....
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 2nd, 2004 11:00 PM

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