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MANUFACTURING GUILT - New documentary about Mumia Abu-Jamal: Bay Area Showings July 5 & 7
INNOCENT: the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal There will be two Bay Area showings of the new documentary, MANUFACTURING GUILT, which focuses on Mumia's innocence, and how Philadelphia's Police and DA actively manufactured his guilt, on Friday, July 5 in Oakland, and Sunday, July 7 in San Francisco. Speaking at the events will be Keith Cook, Mumia Abu-Jamal's older brother, and Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia, and chief developer of much of the evidence of Mumia's innocence. Also presenting will be Jack Heyman, ILWU Local 10 retired, on the longshore workers' West Coast port shutdown to free Mumia (1999), and Bob Wells, on the Oakland Teachers' Teach-in on Mumia and the Death Penalty (1999).
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New Documentary Film Focuses on Mumia's Innocence:
How Philadelphia's Police and DA actively manufactured Mumia's guilt, and suppressed his innocence
A short film by Stephen Vittoria, writer/director of "Mumia - Long Distance Revolutionary,"
with Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia, and legal consultant on this film.
Co-produced by Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio.
"Manufacturing Guilt" is a riveting narrative description, with graphics, of how Mumia was framed and sent to death row for a crime he didn't commit.
“’Manufacturing Guilt’ highlights truth. Everybody who has a heart for justice, passion for truth, and concern for the innocent should see this film.” -Keith Cook (Mumia’s eldest brother)
“’Manufacturing Guilt’ is a chilling and vital inside view of what happened to my beloved father Mumia Abu-Jamal on that forsaken night that forever changed his life—and ours." -Jamal Hart (Mumia’s oldest son)
TWO SHOWINGS IN THE BAY AREA!
With: Jack Heyman, ILWU Local 10 retired, on the longshore workers' West Coast port shutdown to free Mumia (1999),
and Bob Wells, on the Oakland Teachers' Teach-in on Mumia and the Death Penalty (1999).
INNOCENT: the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Oakland: 7 PM, Friday 05 July
East Side Arts Alliance,
2277 International Blvd, Oakland
Between 22nd and 23rd Ave.
From 14th & Broadway (12th St. BART) downtown Oakland...
Take the IR Bus/IR Rapid Bus to 23rd & Int'l Blvd.
San Francisco: 7 PM, Sunday 07 July
518 Valencia St., SF
Between 16th & 17th Streets
Take BART to 16th St & Mission
Both events feature showings of Manufacturing Guilt,
How Philadelphia's police and DA actively manufactured Mumia's Guilt, and suppressed his innocence.
Both events are on the LaborFest calendar and www.laboractionmumia.org
Sponsored by: The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal (LAC), and Oakland Teachers for Mumia
Info on these events: 650 996-7888
This message from: The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
PO Box 16222 • Oakland CA 94610 • www.laboractionmumia.org • June/July 2013