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The Mind is a Liar and a Whore
Date Wednesday December 15
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
midtown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
http://www.HumanistHall.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorFlorence
EmailHumanistHall [at] Yahoo.com
Phone510-681-8699

Film evenings begin with optional potluck refreshments and social hour at 6:30 pm,
followed by the film at 7:30 pm, followed by a discussion after the film.

THE MIND IS A LIAR AND A WHORE
By Antero Alli
– appearing in person

And now for a film that takes place in Berkeley — at Christmas time! An Astrologer, a closet Satanist, an Inuit opera singer and a webcast diva — a typical Berkeley household (!) — is forced indoors during an unexpected citywide lockdown initiated by the federal government. Ona, who has her own webcast show, thinks the feds are shifting into a full-blown police state. Her roommates think she’s paranoid. Havoc and hilarity unravel as they all race to their own conclusions about what they think is happening during their escalating states of uncertainty. The challenge of perceived and genuine threats posed in this film clearly parallels the logic that led to the Iraqi fiasco (the phony insistence of WMD and Saddam Hussein’s al-Qaeda support). We are also reminded that no one was ever arrested for the anthrax poisoning of the U.S. postal system in 2003.

Wheelchair accessible around the corner at 411 28th Street

$5 donations are accepted
Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 27th, 2010 5:30 PM

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