[News] Berkeley 5/14! Carry it Forward film - Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Rosenberg/Meeropol family & more

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Mon May 12 12:10:28 EDT 2014


Join the Rosenberg Fund for Children 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3718&qid=331027> 
and the Middle East Children's Alliance 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3719&qid=331027> 
in Berkeley on May 14th, for *the west coast premiere of /CARRY IT 
FORWARD/,* the film of the RFC's commemoration of the 60th anniversary 
of the Rosenbergs’ executions and celebration of young artists, 
activists and families fighting repression today.

*Wednesday, May 14th*

*7:00 - 10:00 pm*

*Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center Street*

*Tickets $20 ($10 for students & low income),
proceeds to benefit the RFC and MECA*
(additional contributions to benefit the RFC and MECA will be welcome at 
the event)

Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Buy online at
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/634435 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3720&qid=331027>
(includes service fee).

Or avoid service charge and buy through MECA office
at 1101 8th St., Suite 100, Berkeley
(call 510-548-0542 and ask for Sue or Nawal, M-F,
8am-4pm, or email susan at mecaforpeace.org <mailto:susan at mecaforpeace.org>).

*www.rfc.org/CIFberkeley 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3721&qid=331027>*

* Join & share the Facebook event:
www.facebook.com/events/569296333168432/ 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3722&qid=331027>*

Co-sponsored by KPFA 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3723&qid=331027>, 
The Freedom Archives 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3724&qid=331027>, 
Jewish Voice for Peace 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3725&qid=331027>,
Arab Resource & Organizing Center 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3726&qid=331027>, 
San Francisco Women in Black 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3727&qid=331027>, 
Al Awda 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3728&qid=331027>.

*/CARRY IT FORWARD/* stars activist legend *Angela Davis* as the 
program's narrator, *Eve Ensler* (/The Vagina Monologues/ and /Emotional 
Creature/) portraying Ethel Rosenberg, and *Cotter Smith* as Julius 
Rosenberg. The production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, 
poetry, music, and historical photos to dramatize the last four days of 
the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and Robby and Michael 
Meeropol’s firsthand accounts.

The film also tells the stories of present-day activist families the 
Rosenberg Fund for Children assists (including the family of Russell 
Maroon Shoatz), and spotlights current movements for *peace, 
environmental justice, immigrants' rights, civil liberties and other 
progressive struggles from Idle No More and Stop, Stop and Frisk, to the 
fight to free all political prisoners.*

*View the film's trailer here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMUjV7V4FvE 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3729&qid=331027>*

*Also starring:*

Rosenberg family members Jenn, Robert and Michael Meeropol

Poet Martín Espada 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3730&qid=331027>

Folk duo Mike + Ruthy 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3731&qid=331027>

Radical hip hop group Rebel Diaz 
<http://www.rfc.org/sites/rfc.org/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=3732&qid=331027>

International human rights attorney Lennox Hinds

Filmmaker Shola Lynch

& other artists and activists


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