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Film Showing of "IRAN(is not the problem),with producer Aaron Newman
Date Sunday September 28
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Revolution Books 2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue) Berkeley, CA 94704 Donations accepted, wheelchair accessible.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorRevolution Books
Emailrevolutionbooks [at] sbcglobal.net
Phone(510)848-1196
Address2425 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
Come and join Revolution Books in viewing this important new film, IRAN (is not the problem) is a new 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 as they are presented to us 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 79 minute documentary features Antonia Juhasz (The Bu$h Agenda), Larry Everest (Oil, Power, and Empire), and other activists and Iranian-Americans. Iran (is not the problem) is produced by Aaron Newman, an independent film-maker and part of the Scary Cow film co-op in San Francisco. He is an anti-imperialism/pro-democracy activist, founder of the SF Chomsky Book Club, and a member of Hands Off Iran. Mr. Newman will be present at the showing to discuss the film. People are urged to show this film in their homes and communities. Iran (is not the problem) is available on DVD which includes a 20 minute version ideal for showings in classrooms.
Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 12th, 2008 11:25 PM
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