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|This Tuesday Night-Film Benefit for Just Cause Oakland|
|Date||Tuesday June 27|
|Time||8:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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|Check out the film Coca & the Congressman and support the work of Just Cause at El Rio 8pm!|
|Organizer/Author||The Heads Up Collective|
The Heads Up Collective presents . . .
Televising the Revolution
a Radical Film Series at
El Rio, 3158 Mission St. @ Cesar Chavez, San Francisco
Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00 pm
Showing the films . . .
Coca & the Congressman:
The story of Evo Morales and the Bolivian Revolution
As the standoff between Bolivia's coca growers and the government escalates, indigenous leader Evo Morales fights to expand the amount of coca that can be legally grown by farmers. This film brings to the world’s eyes the struggle of Bolivian coca farmers to throw off the yoke of US-led Imperialism.
and a bonus Just Cause Feature:
Flood of Betrayal: Survivors Stories in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
A benefit for . . .
JUST CAUSE OAKLAND
JCO is a mass-based, membership organization in Oakland that brings working-class Black and Latino communities together to fight for housing and economic justice for all people. We believe that the leadership of our people is what’s needed to build a strong working-class movement, and that only a strong and organized Oakland can play a role in building a strong, organized, and better world. http://www.justcauseoakland.org
Featuring . . .
Speakers from Just Cause and film introduction and analysis by long-time Bolivian organizer, activist, and political educator, Mateo Nube
This event is part of an ongoing monthly series showcasing radical films and supporting local organizing. Films are shown on the patio at El Rio every month.
The event is free, but donations accepted. Space is wheelchair accessible, but bathrooms are not. 21 and over. For more information, please contact radfilms [at] lycos.com