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The People Speak- screening of Howard Zinn documentary

Saturday, April 24, 2010
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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San Francisco Mission District
Redstone Building, Luna Sea Room, 2926 16th St. at Capp St.

The People Speak National Film Tour

Throughout April 2010, the International Socialist Organization will be holding community screenings of the documentary feature film THE PEOPLE SPEAK at more than 30 campuses and communities around the country, from Greensboro to Iowa City, Chicago to San Francisco, New Orleans to Philadelphia.

In the Bay Area, catch the film at: UC Berkeley, Laney College, UC Santa Cruz, San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco and at the Redstone Building in San Francisco's Mission District...

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Narrated by the late, acclaimed historian Howard Zinn, and based on his best selling books, A People's HIstory of the United States and, with Anthony Arnove, Voices of A People's History, THE PEOPLE SPEAK ( brings to life the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans who fought for equality and justice from the bottom up.

The feature film, which includes 20 minutes of footage not in the television broadcast, is co-directed by Moore, Arnove and Zinn and features dramatic and musical performances by Allison Moorer, Benjamin Bratt, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Robinson, Christina Kirk, Danny Glover, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, David Strathairn, Don Cheadle, Eddie Vedder, Harris Yulin, Jasmine Guy, John Legend, Josh Brolin, Kathleen Chalfant, Kerry Washington, Lupe Fiasco, Marisa Tomei, Martín Espada, Matt Damon, Michael Ealy, Mike O'Malley, Morgan Freeman, P!nk, Q'orianka Kilcher, Reg E. Cathey, Rich Robinson, Rosario Dawson, Sandra Oh, Sean Penn, Staceyann Chin, and Viggo Mortensen.

The Los Angeles Times called THE PEOPLE SPEAK "striking, exhilarating...the performances are thrilling" and The Boston Globe said: "The beautifully. Each passionate reading flows out of the previous one."

Sponsored by the International Socialist Organization. Admission price varies by location from free to $5-$10. No one turned away for lack of funds. Wheel-chair accessible. All proceeds go to Socialism 2010 conferences:
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