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Power to Heal – Medicare and the Civil Rights Movement, narrated by Danny Glover Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m. Trailer: https://youtu.be/r0F8rlemSoc. Check out the website for more details:  https://www.blbfilmproductions.com/ This is sponsored in partnership between the Social Justice Ministries Council of the UU Church …

There are many films about the atomic bomb, the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the dangers we face from nuclear weapons.  The following is offered as a short list of films easily available through popular media channels which touch on basic information, personal stories …

Screening of a one-hour summary of the 4-part Al Jazeera investigative report that was never allowed to air, followed by Q&A. The film was made by Al Jazeera during 2016, but was censored because Qatar, the gas-rich Gulf emirate that funds Al Jazeera, came under …

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

May 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

In her signature serious-yet-quirky connect-the-dots style, Peabody award-winning filmmaker Judith Hefland takes audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat disaster deep into one of our nation’s biggest growth industries – Disaster Preparedness. Along the ways she forges inextricable links between extreme weather, extreme disparity and …

This film and presentation by the filmmaker will be conducted online via a Zoom meeting due to the coronavirus situation.  The meeting link will be sent out, with instructions, shortly before the event date.  To receive it, register with your email address at the red register …

Remembering Rachel Corrie on the Anniversary of her Death This film shows you Gaza’s protest movement like you’ve never seen before. Filmed during the height of the Great March Of Return protests, it features exclusive footage of demonstrations where 200 unarmed civilians have been killed …

Followed by moderated Q&A Session with filmmaker Miki Dezaki On February 29th, attend film screening of the movie, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue”, at BU. Japanese-American director Miki Dezaki’s film Shusenjo takes a different approach to the ‘comfort women’ issue. Instead of …

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