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Visions of Abolition: Watsonville Film Screening
Date Friday June 24
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Watsonville Bike Shack Cooperative
555 Main Street (behind Ramos furniture), Watsonville, California 95076
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorWatsonville Brown Berets and Sin Barras
Emailsinbarras [at]
***This event has been rescheduled for Friday, June 24th***

Watsonville Brown Berets and Sin Barras present a film screening of...

Visions of Abolition: From Critical Resistance to a New Way of Life

Unfortunately, this film is only available in the English language without Spanish subtitles.

This documentary was designed as a teaching tool to expand knowledge about the history of the prison industrial complex and the prison abolition movement in the United States.

Part I “Breaking down the Prison Industrial Complex” provides a critical exposé of the mass incarceration, the war on drugs, and the connections between slavery, capitalism and the prison industrial complex (39 mins.)

Break: 10 minutes

Part II “Abolition: Past, Present & Future” moves beyond criticism, and offers an example of prison abolition in practice (48 mins).

This film features Angela Y. Davis, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Susan Burton, Melissa Burch, Dylan Rodriguez, and Andrea Smith.

There will be a discussion following the screening.

This event is FREE but donations are accepted.

Film Content/Trigger Warnings: State-sanctioned police violence, images of various individuals getting arrested, mentions of physical and sexual assault.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 7th, 2016 1:46 PM

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