Documentary and Discussion Series.
Let’s watch eight good, key videos, chat about them, and get to know each other.
Dates: 2nd & 4th Monday evenings, Jan - Apr.
Venue: Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston st., Boston
Discussion: Not centralized, many talk at once, you listen to who you want to.
Voting: After seeing and discussing each video, audience members may vote on how good the DVD is. Average scores set award at the series end.
Best Documentary Award: given Apr 23rd, after ‘Who Bombed Judi Bari?’, discussion and voting and tabulation.
Donations: accepted toward venue rental.
Sponsor: Greater Boston chapter of the Green-Rainbow party. Green-Rainbow.org
Documentaries listed below fold:
Battle of Algiers - CANCELLED: Sorry - Jan 8th
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
We Still Live Here Jan 22nd
...The amazing story of the return of the Wampanoag language, the first time a language with no Native speakers has been revived in USA.
Hacking Democracy Feb 12th
The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. ...Proving that votes can be stolen without a trace culminates in a duel between the Diebold corporation's voting machines and a computer hacker.
Ghost of Jeju Feb 26th
The struggle of the people of Jeju Island, S. Korea. ...Reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea, setting up a military base there.
Merchants of Doubt Mar 12th
A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities on topics like tobacco, toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.
Act of Killing Mar 26th
Former Indonesian death-squad leaders re-enact their mass-killings in cinematic genres including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Matewan Apr 9th
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Who Bombed Judi Bari? Apr 23rd
Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney were falsely arrested for car-bombing themselves. They sued, claiming the FBI knew they were innocent but arrested them to try to silence them.