SPONSORED By THE MOBILIZATION TO FREE MUMIA ABU-JAMAL & THE INTERNATIONAL CONCERNED FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL. CO-SPONSORS: Courage Foundation/Assange Defense.org & Middle East Children's Alliance, Arab Resource Organizing Center. HEAR Alice Walker, prize-winning novelist; Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers; Jamal Jr, Mumia's grandson; Chris Hedges, prize-winning journalist
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By ROBERT CORSINI Assange activist and filmmaker Robert Corsini created a video in defense of journalist and whistleblower Julian Assange at the Los Angles People’s Summit. Julian’s father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, are featured speakers as well as a terrific Assange table staffed by Assange activist Vincent De Stefano.
By ANNE-MARIE MONTEBELLO “Jimmy’s Hall,” a film by Ken Loach. The word hall, in this Franco-British-Irish film from 2014, is understood in French to mean dance hall. But it is much more than this. It is a meeting place, a place of learning, drawing, music, boxing, literature, and also of course a place to dance and celebrate in a country … Continue reading Film classics: Irish socialist portrayed in ‘Jimmy’s Hall’
By GAETANA CALDWELL-SMITH The documentary film, “Elemental,” written and directed by Gayatri Roshan, should be seen by every cognizant human being on the planet, not only for its impact on one’s perception of climate change, but also for the realization that one person can make a difference. It focuses on three individuals in disparate parts … Continue reading Film: Elemental