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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Reminder: Nov.30 -> Dec.4 - Seattle film "This is What Democracy Looks Like"
Reminder - starts tomorrow!
* THIS IS WHAT
DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
Thurs Nov 30, Fri
Dec 1, Mon Dec 4,
Premiere of the full-length film, narrated by Susan
Sarandon & Michael
Franti, documenting the meaning & events of the
Why did so many youth, labour leaders, human rights
anti-capitalists, developing world activists, intellectuals,
and other concerned individuals come
Through extensive on-the-ground footage, the film also aims to
an accurate picture of exactly what happened on the
"With beautiful graphics, a passionate narrative, and stunning
it is a powerful embodiment of the spirit of the protests." -
Simultaneous showings in 38 cities in Canada, the U.S,
Each Ottawa screening will include a speaker
who will introduce the film.
An open discussion will follow the screening,
including time for comments
Possible discussion points
include a critical look at the film, the events
occured since then, and the April 2001 FTAA meetings in
Thurs Nov 30, 7:30pm: Ottawa
Public Library, 120 Metcalfe -
with Sherrie Tingley, Centre for
Equality Rights in Housing.
Fri Dec 1, 7:30pm: SAW Gallery, 67 Nicholas
with Angie Freeman, human rights advocate recently involved in
occupation of a Vieques, Puerto Rico armed forces training base.
4, 7:30pm: Carleton University Campus, 1125 Colonel By
Building, room 303 -
with Lucy Sharrat of Food Action
$6/$5 / no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
proceeds go to the Independent Media Center, Quebec City
in preparation for
the April 2001 demonstrations at the
Free Trade Area of the Americas
More info: Ottawa Coalition in Support of Independent
613-567-0653 or 613-233-2589