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Horns and Halos
Date Wednesday March 19
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
midtown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway, below Pill Hill
http://www.HumanistHall.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorFlorence
EmailHumanistHall [at] Yahoo.com
Phone510-393-5685
HORNS AND HALOS

This little known documentary reveals more about Dubbya than can be imagined. It covers some little known incidences in Dubbya's life and the people that tried to make them known big time. It captures the unlikely connection of three men: an ex-con turned celebrity biographer, a janitor cum underground publisher, and U.S. President George W. Bush. Their disparate paths to power and popularity become tangled in this hair-raising film. The story is still timely because we are still obliged to hunker down for untold more years of wartime sacrifice and imperialist self-rationalization. It is a David fable told by the barbarians at the Bush dynasty gate. The filmmakers uncover how the tough journalistic and business decisions of people under stress -- and influenced by ego and greed as well as a genuine passion to expose the "truth" -- can have a very human and tragic toll. The film is a rolling masterclass on the disturbing complicity of media, money, and mendacity.

Before and after the film, everyone's invited to indulge in our Humanist Tea House.

$5 donations are accepted
Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 6th, 2008 11:54 PM

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