[Ppnews] 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.
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
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