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Screening of Iran (is not the problem)

Date:
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Joan Friedman
Location Details:
Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596

IRAN (is not the problem) is a feature length film responding to the failure of the American mass media to provide the public with relevant and accurate information about the standoff between the US and Iran, as happened before with the lead up to the invasion of Iraq.
We have heard that Iran is a nuclear menace in defiance of the international community, bent on "wiping Israel off the map", supporting terrorism, and unwilling to negotiate. This documentary disputes these claims and puts them in the context of present and historical US imperialism and hypocrisy with respect to Iran. It looks at the struggle for democracy inside Iran, the consequences of the current escalation and the potential US and/or Israeli attack, and suggests some alternatives to consider.
This documentary features Antonia Juhasz (The Bu$h Agenda), Larry Everest (Oil, Power, and Empire), and other activists and Iranian-Americans.
Free (donations accepted); wheelchair access; free popcorn
Added to the calendar on Mon, Sep 8, 2008 4:15PM
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