[act-ma] 3/12 - Free UPandOUT film screening: "Breaking the Silence" - Thurs, March 12th

pf soto pfsoto at mynas.com
Sun Mar 8 22:44:50 PDT 2009


Showing Thursday, March 12th, in Cambridge:
*//*

*Breaking the Silence:  *(51 min)***
Truth and Lies in the War on Terror*

This film, set in Afghanistan, Iraq and Washington, looks at the US's 
/'war on terror'/ and /'liberation'/ of countries where bloodshed and 
repression continue.

"'We're fighting a war on terror', say [the US and Great Britain). But 
what are the real aims of this war and who are the most threatening 
terrorists? Indeed, who is responsible for far greater acts of violence 
than those committed by the fanatics of Al Queda --- crimes that have 
claimed many, many more lives than September 11^th and always in poor, 
devastated, far-away places, from Latin America to Southeast Asia?

"The answer to these questions is to be found here, in the United 
States, where those in power speak openly of their conquests and endless 
war. Afghanistan, Iraq, these they say are just the beginning. Look out 
North Korea, Iran, even China."

"This film is about the rise and rise of rapacious imperial power, and 
of terrorism that never speaks its name --- because it is our terrorism."
"It's not enough for journalists to see themselves as mere messengers 
without understanding the hidden agendas of the message and myths that 
surround it." ~ John Pilger

*Pilger, on Gaza & the silence of the Anglo-American intelligentsia:
*"T/hey know that the horror now raining on Gaza has little to do with 
Hamas or, absurdly, 'Israel's right to exist'. They know the opposite to 
be true: that Palestine's right to exist was cancelled 61 years ago and 
the expulsion and extinction of the indigenous people was planned & 
executed by the founders of Israel. They know that the infamous "Plan D" 
resulted in the murderous de-population of 369 Palestinian towns and 
villages by the Haganah (Jewish army) and that massacre upon massacre of 
Palestinian civilians are referred to in official records as "ethnic 
cleansing/".

*When/where*
7 pm
243 Broadway, Cambridge - corner of Broadway and Windsor,
entrance on Windsor
http://rule19.org/videos

Please join us for a stimulating night out; bring your friends! Free
film, free refreshments, & free door prizes.
[donations are accepted]

"/You can't legislate good will - that comes through education./" ~ 
Malcolm X

//// *UPandOUT film series  - see http://rule19.org/videos*
Why should YOU care? It's your money that pays for the occupation & 
illegal Israeli settlements.


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pf soto 
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