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View events for the week of 9/10/2021
ONE-TIME screening of 1953 Iranian coup expose' film "COUP 53" at the LONG HAUL INFOSHOP
Date Friday September 10
Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorLong Haul Infoshop
Location Details
The Long Haul Infoshop
3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, Ca 94703
Do a deep dive into the unheard history of 1953 CIA/MI6 led Iranian coup, which ousted democratically-elected Prime Minister Mossadegh and re-implemented the Shah.

**RSVP for the screening of **_COUP 53_** at the Long Haul Infoshop on **SEPTEMBER 10th, 5pm!****

https://cryptpad.fr/form/#/2/form/view/okhvBLLROVn3UDdXXF79dCQhPF3FWw7WcGf7MrsXI6M/

*We just want to have a better idea of how many people will be in the space in order to take COVID precautions. If over 12 people RSVP here, we will be doing a simultaneous dual screening outside of the Long Haul!

(excerpted from coup53.com)
"While making a documentary about the CIA/MI6 coup in Iran in 1953, Iranian director Taghi Amirani and editor Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The Conversation, The English Patient) discover never seen before archive material hidden for decades. The 16mm footage and documents not only allow the filmmakers to tell the story of the overthrow of the Iranian government in unprecedented detail but also leads to explosive revelations about dark secrets buried for 67 years. Working with Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Schindler’s List, The English Patient) to help bring the lost material to life, what begins as a historical documentary about four days in August 1953 turns into a live investigation, taking the filmmakers into uncharted cinematic waters. The roots of Iran’s volatile relationship with America and Britain has never been so forensically and dramatically exposed."
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Added to the calendar on Monday Aug 23rd, 2021 5:33 PM
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