[act-ma] MAY DAY MOVIE FESTIVAL 2010 (Starts Sunday!!)
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Sat Apr 24 12:04:48 PDT 2010
*MAY DAY MOVIE FESTIVAL 2010!
Leading up to May Day 2010 rallies and marches, join us across the city for
six days of movies and discussion on the topics of workers' struggle,
immigration, history, political analysis, and alternatives.
Featuring an Exhibit of Justice Artwork
at encuentro 5 from local worker-run
cooperative Red Sun Press!**
Where: encuentro 5, Lucy Parson's Center, & Haley House Cafe (addresses
*When: **April 25th, Sunday, to April 30th, Friday
How much: Donations welcome at participating locations.
(At encuentro 5: donations will support BMDC - www.BostonMayDay.org
and light snacks will be offered by cooperative-in-progress, MESA sin
for sugg. donations of $2-$3)
*April 25th, Sunday*: (encuentro 5, 5pm)
*'Land & Freedom'* (1995) Persuaded of the necessity of helping the Spanish
Republicans in their fight against the fascist Nationalist insurgence, Carr,
a young unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party, leaves
Liverpool and travels to Spain to join the International Brigades.
*April 26th, Monday*: (encuentro 5, 6pm & 8pm)
6pm - *'Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary' *(2005) Confronted by the
border patrol, vigilantes, and gangs, two friends travel without papers from
Nicaragua to the United States, accompanied by filmmaker, Arturo Perez
8pm -* 'Made in LA'* (2008) The remarkable story of three Latina immigrants
working in Los Angeles garment sweatshops as they embark on a three-year
odyssey to win basic labor protections from trendy clothing retailer Forever
*April 27th, Tuesday*: (encuentro 5, 7pm)
*'Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Politics'* (2009) A new
revolutionary interpretation of political systems featuring Tom Ferguson,
Noam Chomsky, Michael Albert, et al.
Followed by discussion with producer, Charngchi Way, and director, Jonathan
Shockley, via Skype.
*April 28th, Wednesday:* (Lucy Parson's Center, 7pm)
*'Sleep Dealer'* (2008) Presented by the Boston Interpreters Collective with
discussion by Edwin from Jobs with Justice. Set in a near-future,
militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual immigrant labor and a
global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers
risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of
technology. For more info, visit: Radical Film
*April 29th, Thursday:*
At encuentro 5:
6pm - Documentaries on the Zapatistas
With a talk by internationally renowned author, John Ross.
At Haley House Cafe:
Evening (TBA) - Discussion about May Day with Jake from BAAM:
*"What is the History of May 1st & Why is it Still Relevant Today?"*
*April 30th, Friday:* (encuentro 5, 6pm & 9pm)
6pm - Introduction & discussion with Jenny Silverman from local worker-run
union cooperative, Red Sun Press.
7pm - *'The Take'* (2004) In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed
auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats, and
refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this
simple act - *The Take* - has the power to turn the globalization debate on
9pm -* '5 Factories: Worker Control in Venezuela'* (2006) A unique
perspective on the Bolivarian experiment, examining the succeses and
challenges of five companies that have rejected traditional ideas of
industrial management, stressing the importance of non-hierarchical
organization in the process of social transformation.
*encuentro 5:* 33 Harrison Ave., 5th Floor, Boston
Close to Chinatown, Downtown Crossing, and Boylston T stops
*Lucy Parson's Center: *549 Columbus Ave., Boston
Close to Mass. Ave. T stop
*Haley House Cafe:* 12 Dade Street, Roxbury
Close to Ruggles St. & Dudley Sq.
*Red Sun Press: *94 Green Street, Jamaica Plain
Close to Green St. T stop in Orange Line
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