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San Francisco Premiere of Cointelpro 101
Date Sunday October 10
Time 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorFreedom Archives
The Freedom Archives and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts present the new documentary

COINTELPRO 101

Freedom Archives' film Cointelpro 101 exposes illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the US government in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Cointelpro refers to the official FBI COunter INTELigence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well. Many of the government's crimes are still unknown. Through interviews with activists who experienced these abuses first-hand, with rare historical footage, the film provides an educational introduction to a period of intense repression and draws relevant lessons for the present and future.

Sunday, October 10th at 4 & 7pm
film screening–program with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Soffiyah Elijah
suggested donation $10, youth $5

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an International Indigenous Movement organizer and Veteran of Sixties’ movements - historian, teacher, writer, author of Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975.

Soffiyah Elijah is a Clinical Instructor at the Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School. As an attorney she has represented many political prisoners and activists in the US including Kwame Turé, Marilyn Buck, and Sundiata Acoli & is the legal advisor to the SF8.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

To view the trailer and for more film details:

http://www.freedomarchives.org/Cointelpro.html
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