[News] SF Premiere of COINTELPRO 101 - Sun Oct 10th - 4 & 7pm

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Wed Sep 15 10:11:35 EDT 2010


The Freedom Archives and the Mission Cultural 
Center for Latino Arts present the new documentary COINTELPRO 101

Sunday, October 10th · 4:00pm & 7:00pm

Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA


Freedom Archives' film COINTELPRO 101 exposes 
illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright 
murder committed by the US government in the 
1950s, 60s, and 70s. Cointelpro refers to the 
official FBI COunter INTELigence PROgram carried 
out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders 
of social justice movements and to disrupt, 
divide, and destroy the movements as well. Many 
of the government's crimes are still unknown. 
Through interviews with activists who experienced 
these abuses firsthand, with rare historical 
footage, the film provides an educational 
introduction to a period of intense repression 
and draws relevant lessons for the present and future.

view the Trailer and more details about the film

Sunday, October 10th at 4 & 7pm
film screening – program with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Soffiyah Elijah
suggested donation $10, youth $5

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an International 
Indigenous Movement organizer and Veteran of 
Sixties’ movements - historian, teacher, writer, 
author of Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975.

Soffiyah Elijah is a Clinical Instructor at the 
Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School. 
As an attorney she has represented many political 
prisoners and activists in the US including Kwame 
Ture, Marilyn Buck, and Sundiata Acoli & is the legal advisor to the SF8.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Freedom Archives
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

415 863-9977

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