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Monday, December 12, 2016. The Laura Flanders Show will showcase a preview of EP's documentary in process, Democratized Electrity. The show will be broadcast on Free Speech TV at 8:30pm EST, Monday, December 12, and on Link TV at 7:30am PST, Wednesday December 14. See the links for other dates. The show can be viewed online at

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 9:00pm EST, Poetic Portraits of a Revolution will have its national TV premiere on Free Speech TV. The broadcast will be repeated on Thursday Sept. 10 at 3am EST, Saturday Sept. 12 at 10pm EST, Sunday Sept. 13 at 2pm EST. Tuesday October 6 at 9pm EST, Sunday October 11 at 11am EST, Wednesday October 14 at 3am EST, Saturday October 17 at 8pm EST , Sunday October 25 am EST.

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 from 7:00-8:00pm, Barbara Trent will present the School of Art and Design's Global Awareness Lecture at the Speight Auditorium in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center at East Carolina University. "Waging Peace In A Global World" will address current events, activism, media hypocrisy, and the responsibility and power we each have to create change. She will discuss the interconnections between our unravelling ecosystem, our failing economy, and our reliance on war in a time when only peace and justice can sustain us. Download the Press Release (pdf) and the Flyer (pdf).

Monday, February 11, 2013, 8:00 p.m., Screening of The Panama Deception at the New York Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019. Filmmakers Barbara Trent and David Kasper will be present for a Q&A session after the screening. For tickets visit the MoMA website or call (212) 708-9400.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 7:30pm, Presentation by Barbara Trent, Organizer of the Jo Mac Solar Initiative, at Lockridge Community, Chapel Hill NC. Barbara will explain how a group of people can organize and create an LLC and install a Solar Array to generate electricity, including selling electricity to the grid, selling Renewable Energy Credits (REC's), as well as information on the changing landscape of federal and state tax incentives. For information call: (919) 967-3966.

Saturday & Sunday, November 17 & 18, 2012, The Documentary Summit at Trailblazer Studios, 1610 Midtown Place, Raleigh, NC 27609. After stops in London, DC, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston, this popular event comes to Raleigh-Durham for the first time. Featuring talks by EP's Barbara Trent, Rachel Raney from the Southern Documentary Fund, Eric Martin from ITVS, Eric Johnson of Trailblazer Studios, Rex Miller, Cynthia Hill and many more. Find collaborators. Get insight. Leave inspired. Click here for schedule and tickets. Use the promo code EMPOWERMENT for a $20 discount on the two-day pass.

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 7:00 pm, Screening of The Panama Deception at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Hanes Art Center, Rm 121. Filmmakers Dave Kasper and Barbara Trent will greet the audience at 6:30pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session. The event is sponsored by the Carolina Union Activity Board, the Institute for the Study of the Americas, Feminist Students United and the Empowerment Project. Download the Press Release and the Flyer.

Community Property Rights. Read articles by Barbara Trent in the Chapel Hill News, and the Carrboro Citizen.

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 6:30 pm, Screening of The Panama Deception at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville/Yonkers, New York in the Titsworth Lecture Hall, with a reception preceding the screening. The screening will be followed by Q&A session with filmmaker Barbara Trent.
Download the Press Release and the Flyer
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Occupy Wall Street movement, read two articles in the and and an article about Barbara Trent that was published in The Daily Tar Heel.

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 8 pm, Screening of "The Panama Deception" in New York City at the IFC Center 323 Sixth Ave. @ 3rd St. 8:00 PM screening of the film, followed by Q&A session with filmmaker Barbara Trent. Please find more information about the event here and look at out our Facebook event page.

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 7pm, Screening of "The Panama Deception" at Florida State University, along with the screening, Barbara Trent will discuss the film and give a lecture to FSU's documentary filmmaking class and dinner with the honors filmmaking students. The event is co-sponsored by the FSU Film Department, Communications Department, The Global Peace Exchange and the Center for Participant Education. Please look at the Facebook event page,find more press about the event and download the press release here.

December 21, 2010, RT (Russian Television) focuses on "The Panama Deception" and interviews Director, Barbara Trent , film participants, Jeff Cohen and David Mac Michael on the 41st anniversary of the US invasion of Panama, December 21, 2010. Read more and look at the videos on the RT website.

Growing Healthy Farms. Article on Community Supported Agriculture published in the Chapel Hill News, August 1.

Sunday, June 6th, 6:30pm, Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" in Carbondale, Illinois. 6:30 PM wine & cheese reception, 7:00 PM presentation & screening followed by Q&A session with filmmaker Barbara Trent. At the Gaia House, 913 S. Illinois Ave, Carbondale IL. Sponsored by: The Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois, Gaia House and the Empowerment Project. Download Press Release and Flyer. Please find an article about the event here.

Saturday, January 30th, 2010, 6:30pm, Special screening of THE PANAMA DECEPTION at Robert Channon Wines, Australia Barbara Trent is visiting from the USA and has kindly agreed to present the film and also answer questions afterwards. 'The Panama Deception' will be shown in our Singing Lake Cafe on Saturday 30 January. Admission of $25 includes antipasto plates and a glass of wine (served from 6.30pm), the film, showing at 7.30, and of course the opportunity to talk with Director Barbara Trent before and after the film. We will be releasing our Pinot Gris 2009 for the occasion. Please book seats for this fascinating evening by calling Robert Channon Wines on 07 4683 3260 or emailing

Monday, December 14th, 11:00am, Special screening of THE PANAMA DECEPTION at the University of Panama. Part of a week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Panama. Presentation and Q&A session with filmmakers Barbara Trent and David Kasper follows the screening. At the José Moscote Auditorium, University of Panama, Panama City.

Sunday, December 20th, 9:00am, National Broadcast of THE PANAMA DECEPTION on TVN Channel 2 in Panama. The one-hour Luz Maria Noli show features selections from the film and discussion with flimmakers David Kasper and Barbara Trent.

Friday, December 18th, 9:00pm, Screening of THE PANAMA DECEPTION at the ruins of the Antiguo Club Union in Casco Viejo, Panama City. Near the El Chorrillo neighborhood that was bombed during the invasion.

Monday, December 14th, 6:00pm, Forum on the Background and Consequences of the Invasion. Examines the history and significance of the 1989 Invasion of Panama. Among the speakers are filmmakers David Kasper and Barbara Trent. At the José Moscote Auditorium, University of Panama, Panama City.

Monday, October, 20th, 7:30pm, Special screening of THE PANAMA DECEPTION by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Part of the Academy's series of Oscar-winning documentaries. Linwood Dunn Theater at the Academy's Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, 1313 Vine St., Hollywood, California. 310/247-3000.

Saturday, October, 18th, 7:00pm, Culver City, California. A Benefit Evening with Academy Award Winners David Kasper & Barbara Trent. See Clips from their new film in Progress SEIZING POWER, & PANAMA To IRAQ: The Trajectory of US Militarism (a 15-min. extra from the re-release of The Panama Deception) at Frank & Jane Dorrel's, 3967 Shedd Terrace, Culver City 90232. $10 at the Door, Desserts and Drinks Will Be Served. RSVP: 310-838-8131 - Email:

Saturday, October, 11th, 1:00pm, Portland, Oregon, Keynote presentation by Barbara Trent at the Regional Conference of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The Presentation will be held at the Performing Arts Center, Portland Community College’s Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219 ( free to public). Download the Press Release for all three Portland events.

Sunday, October, 12th, 3:00pm, Portland, Oregon, Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" and a Sneak Preview of "Seizing Power" followed by a Q & A Session with Barbara Trent at the Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland ( $10 donation requested at door). This event is sponsored by McMenamins, Oregon Peace Works and the Empowerment Project. Download Flyer

Monday, October, 13th, 1:00pm, Portland, Oregon, Screening of "The Panama Deception" followed by a Q & A Session with Barbara Trent at Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Avenue( free to public).

September 25th-October 1st, Mexico City. Barbara Trent will be judging documentary films at the 3rd Festival International de Cine Documental de la Ciudad de Mexico.

Friday, April, 18th, 2008 7:00pm, Durham, North Carolina, Screening of "The Panama Deception" followed by a Q & A Session with Barbara Trent and David Kasper at the Richard White Auditorium, Duke East Campus, 113 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708. Free and open to public, sponsored by the United Nations Association- West Triangle Chapter. Download the Flyer.

Thursday April 3rd, 2008, 7:30pm, Missoula, Montana, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Trent will be at the University of Montana, screening her acclaimed documentary "COVERUP:  Behind the Iran Contra Affair" for the annual Peace & Justice Film SeriesThe screening will be at the University of Montana, UC Theater and will be followed by a Q & A Session. UC Theater, 3rd Floor, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, Montana  59812, see for more information. Download the Flyer and Press Release for both Missoula Events. Find two articles about Barbara Trent and the talk: articles 1, article 2

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008, Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out", plus Special feature "Panama to Iraq: The Trajectory of U.S. Militarism" (8 min.) in Missoula, Montana, 6:30pm wine & cheese reception, 7:00pm Benefit Presentation & Q&A Session, The Roxy Theater, 718 S. Higgins Ave., Missoula MT 59803. RSVP: Jeannette Rankin Peace Center (406) 543-3955,, Download the Flyer here.

March 3rd, 8th and 12th, Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" on Community TV Channel 27 in Santa Cruz and Channel 73 in Watsonville. Please tune in on March 3rd at 9 p.m., March 8th at 6:30 p.m or March 12th at 6:30 p.m. "Voices," a Community TV program presented regularly at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and repeated Saturdays at the same time, will also be showing some excerpts from this anti-war film that are not in the 28 minute version of the documentary.

Sunday, January 27th, 2008, Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" in Santa Cruz, 6:30 PM wine & cheese reception, 7:00 PM presentation & screening. Also in celebration of the re-release of her Oscar-winning film, The Panama Deception the Special Feature “Panama to Iraq: The Trajectory of U.S. Militarism”, (15 min.) will be screened.
The Veterans Memorial Building, The Ballroom, 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, Phone: 831-454-0478. Download the PDF flyer and Press Release here.

January 25-27th, Join Barbara Trent at the Santa Cruz Media Strategy Summit.
Strategizing for a democratic survival. A Collaborative Strategy Summit for Media Pros, Scholars, Activists and Whistleblowers Working for Truth, Transparency and an Informed Resurgent Democracy. For more information visit

Saturday, Oct. 6th, 2007, 6pm SWOOP 2007 Sisters of Strength Reception and Award Ceremony, Barbara Trent was nominated for SWOOP's 2007 Sisters of Strength Award, an award which honors women who see opportunities where others might only see problems. Their website states, "Whether their work is in the for-profit or nonprofit sector, they have identified a need in the community and stepped up to provide an innovative and effective solution." Durham Marriott at the Civic Center, 201 Foster St., Durham, NC. See for more information.

September 27th-October 6th,INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL OF MEXICO CITY, DOCSDF 2007 Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out"in the BEST TV DOCUMENATRY COMPETITION: 9/29, 14:30 pm at CINEMEX INSURGENTES III,10/2, 20:00 pm at CCU SALA JOSE REVUELTAS and 10/3, 22:00 pm at CINEMANIA LORETO II Special Screening of "Panama Deception" and "Soldiers Speak Out" followed by Q&A 9/29, 14:30 pm at CINEMEX INSURGENTES III, for more information visit

6:30 pm: Screening of Panama Deception followed by Q&A at Stetson University, Room 25-L, Deland, Florida 32723Monday, March 5th, >8 pm: Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" and other shorts at the Screen Society, Richard White Auditorium, East Campus, Duke University, Durham NC , download flyer, for more information visit

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 13th and 14th4:30 pm Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out", followed by Q&Ain San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hosted by Global Justice

Sunday, December 3rd\4 pm: First Annual Carrboro Film Festival, Follow-up "Winners' Party" at the Art Center Encore in Carborro, 100 North Greensboro St., across from Carr Mill Mall on the corners of Greensboro, Weaver and Main Streets. For more information visit

Thursday, November 16th>Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" with presentation by Director Barbara Trent , 7pm Reception, 7:30pm Screening. AIPER, 2510 South Rural Rd., Tempe, Arizona. Suggested Donation $10. Sponsored by End the War Coalition, Veterans for Peace, Code Pink, Women in Black. For more information, 480-894-2024.

Thursday, November 16th, 11 am: Lunch at Scottsdale Community College with students and faculty, 2 pm: Chandler-Gilbert Community College Honors Program presents a screening of clips from documentaries followed by Q&A.

Wednesday, November 15th, Maricopa College Honor's Forum Lecture Series, "Gold, Gods and Glory: The Global Dynamics of Power" will feature distinguished filmmaker and activist Barbara Trent, speaking on "The Economics of Censorship in a Global World." 7PM, Bulpitt Auditorium, Phoenix College, 1222 West Thomas Road, Phoenix AZ, 85013, This event is free and open to the public, for more information, please call (480) 731-8026 or visit

Saturday, September 30th, 2006, 1:10 pm, Screening of The Panama Deception at the First UNAFF Traveling Film Festival Durham - Global Voices of Hope and Courage - Richard White Auditorium, Duke University East Campus, download PDF flyer , program

Saturday, September 16th, 2006, 5 pm, Barbara Trent will be honored at the SWOOP's 10th Anniversary Strong Women and Heroes Benefit Dinner. The evening begins with a silent auction at 5 PM, dinner at 7 PM, and the program at 8PM, featuring keynote speaker, singer, songwriter, and activist Holly Near, Emcee Diane Wilson from ABC-11 Eyewitness News, and the presentation of the award by NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker. Sheraton Imperial Hotel, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC 27703, 919-941-5050. For more information and tickets, visit

Thursday, September 14th, Screening of Soldiers Speak Out and New Yorkers Respond to 9/11 in the Philadelphia Area as a special event of the Friendly Films Series at Providence Friends Meeting, 105 N. Providence Rd in Media. 6:30 p.m. Reception with music and food, 7pm Screenings. This event is sponsored by the Providence Meeting Peace and Social Action Committee, the American Friends Service Committee, and Veterans For Peace. Contact Medard Gabel (610) 566-0156, Download Press Release, Flyer

Tuesday, September 12th, 7p.m. THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH: The Responsibility of the Media, the Government, and the American Public, Screening of The Panama Deception, followed by a discussion with Barbara Trent at the Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, 113 Carnegie Building.
Wednesday, September 13th, 12:15 p.m, Comparative Literature Lunch Presentation with Barbara Trent “The Economics of Media Censorship”, Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, 102 Kern Building. Download Flyer and Press Release
Wednesday, September 13th, 7 p.m, Reception, 7:30 p.m, Screening of Soldiers Speak Out at the Municipal Building, Room 201, 243 South Allen Street, State College, PA. Donations will benefit distribution of Soldiers Speak Out. This event is sponsored by the State College Peace Center and is free and open to the public. Download Flyer

Radio Interviews:
AUGUST 1, 9-11 AM, "The Power Hour" with Joyce Riley
9-10 AM TRIPLE War FEATURE with Director DAVID KASPER and SERGEANT KELLY DOUGHERTY and STAN GOFF. Kelly Dougherty spent a year as a US military police sergeant in 2003 Iraq, near the city of Nazaria, and shares her first-hand testament to the reality of the military experience, her turning-point and final conclusion.
10-11 AM Military Veteran, author and military researcher, STAN GOFF provides incredible insight and expertise on a variety of current war topics and their direct impact upon our troops.
AUGUST 2, 8 AM, "American AM" with Henry Raines
Interview with David Kasper
AUGUST 3, 4:20-5 PM, WAIF Radio with Roger Yeardly
Interview with Barbara Trent
AUGUST 29, APSR Radio with Dr. Jimmy Lowry

Friday, July 21st at 7:00 pm, Screening of Destination Nicaragua at the Nicaraguan Film Festival, La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue. Berkeley, California, see poster

Sunday, June 18th, Wednesday, June 21 and Saturday, July 8 at 5 p.m. PST and 8 p.m. EST
Link’s special “U.S. Empire: Case Studies in Latin America,” features a screening of “The Panama Deception,” an Academy Award-winning critique of the U.S. government’s history of militarization made all the more timely by the current war on terrorism and rising tensions in Latin America. find more info at

Tuesday June 6th at 7:30pm., Screening of Soldiers Speak Out at Carol Woods. This special event is being hosted by Elders Speak Out. Carol Woods, Center Bldg Assembly Hall, 750 Weaver Dairy Rd.

Wed, May 10th, 7:30 pm, Screening of Soldiers Speak Out at the Community Church of Chapel Hill, BALANCE & ACCURACY IN JOURNALISM with cosponsors CITCA [Carolina Interfaith Taskforce Connecting the Americas] and the Community Church's Charles M. Jones Peace and Justice Committee

Recent Events


Fri, April 7, Screening of Soldiers Speak Out, Counter-recruitment Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. More info at Bridget (412) 901-4563.

Sat, April 1, 11:30-12:00 NOON, Screening of Soldiers Speak Out, Educators to Stop the War, New York, NY. ANTI-WAR FILM FESTIVAL, Center for Worker Education, 6th floor, 99 Hudson Street ( between Harrison and Franklin Streets), New York. Contact Glenn Kissack (718) 520-1631.

Sat, March 18, 4:30pm Screening of Soldiers Speak Out, following the anti-war Rally in Fayetteville, NC at The Rainbow Room, downtown Fayetteville. More info at

March 17, Fri, 6pm Screening of Soldiers Speak Out, ACRe Space, 2619 Mayview, Raleigh, NC, Triangle Area Greens. Contact Elena (919) 413-1276.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 7:30pm Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT at Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant
819 5th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 672-2898

Monday, Feb 27, 7:30pm Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT at Cinema Paradiso
503 SE 6th St, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (just east of Broward Co. Courthouse) (954) 525-3456. Discussion afterwards with special guests. $10 tickets.

All donations from the February 27th and 28th events above will support: "WALKIN' TO NEW ORLEANS" Veterans' and Survivors' March for Peace and Justice, Mobile to New Orleans, March 14-19, 2006

Feb 25th, 6:00pm Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT at the SURGE CONFERENCE (
(Students United for a Responsible Global Environment) Room 1225 of the Science Complex at NC Central University, Durham, NC.

Feb 15th, 8:30pm Berlin, Germany, Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT
at the Schokoladen, Berlin Mitte Ackerstrasse 169, 10115 Berlin Tel. +49(0)30-282 65 27

Jan 24th- 29th WORLD SOCIAL FORUM – II AMERICA´S SOCIAL FORUM CARACAS, VENEZUELA Screening of The Panama Deception and Soldiers Speak Out at the World Social Forum

Jan 27, 7:30 p.m. Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT
Jan 28, 7:30 p.m Screening of THE PANAMA DECEPTION
New Orleans Zeitgeist Multi-disciplinary Arts Center -1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. @ Felicity St, 3 blocks from St.Charles
contact Amy Lafont: or theZeitgeist: Tel. 504 525-2767 or 504 352-1150 see flyer or download jpg flyer 380 KB or pdf flyer 1.9 MB

To hear veterans introducing SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT in New Orleans, click here

Dec. 20th, 12 pm and Dec. 24th, 2 pm

Radio interview with Barbara Trent on WSAFM (
Listen to the interview

November 15th, Santa Monica, California
Fundraiser and release screening of "Soldiers Speak Out".
"Soldiers Speak Out" gives a loudspeaker to the courageous and patriotic anti-war and anti-occupation movement within the military and amongst military families. It will be a tool for enlightenment, organizing, mobilizing, and counter-recruitment.
With Special Guest Speakers:
Reverend Janet McKeithen, Blase Bonpane – Office of the Americas, Abdul Henderson – Iraq Veterans Against the War.
Tuesday, November 15th, 6:30 PM reception & refreshments, 7:30 PM presentation & screening, Music by Tina Karras & Andy Manoff
The Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., Santa Monica, CA 90405 Download Flyer

November 18th, Pasadena, California

Fundraiser and release screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" with guest speaker
Abdul Henderson – Iraq Veterans Against the War and International Peace Leaders from France, Philippines, Zimbabwe and India. Music by Tina Karras.
Friday, November 18th, 6:30 PM reception & refreshments, 7:30 PM presentation & screening. Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103 Download Flyer

November 19th, Los Angeles, California
Presentation of "Soldiers Speak, Out" at the Students and Educators to STOP THE WAR Fall Conference in Los Angeles , Manual Arts High School, 4131 S. Vermont, Los Angeles, CA. 90037, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., find more information at

September 29th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ANTI-WAR FAIR

Barbara Trent and former CIA analyst David Mac Micheal will be feature speakers at the Rally and will hold a workshop "Stopping the war machine". Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out"

September 1st, Ventura, California
Screening of "Soldiers Speak Out" in progress to raise finishing & distribution funds.
With Special Guest Speakers: Michael Cervantes - Pres. Ventura Co. Chapter 112 Veterans for Peace, Lance Corporal Jeff Key - Iraq Veterans Against the War. Unitarian Universalist Church 5654 Ralston St, Ventura CA 93003

August 26th, Pacific Palisades, California

With Special Guest Speakers: Blase Bonpane - Office of the Americas, Jane & Jim Bright - Gold Star Families for Peace & Military Families Speak Out. News Report & Live Phone Link to Jane Bright at Camp Casey
Theater Palisades 941 Temescal Canyon Rd, Pacific Palisades 90272.

August 27th, Topanga, California

Join Barbara Trent, Blase Bonpane, Jane & Jim Bright - Gold Star Families for Peace & Military Families Speak Out, Nick Przybyla - Iraq Veterans Against the War, Christian Fellowship Church 269 Old Topanga Cyn Blvd, Topanga 90290

July 20th
Santa Monica, California
Join Barbara Trent, Blase Bonpane & Mimi Kennedy
Warszawa Restaurant, 1414 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401
and July 23rd Huntington Beach, California, The Living Temple, 7561 Center Avenue, #24, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

August 31st, Canoga Park, California

Barbara Trent Lecture, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Filmmaking & Distribution Workshop
Cinema Libre Studio, 8328 De Soto Ave, Canoga Park, CA 91304

Feb 23rd, Pepperdine, Malibu, California,
Screening "The Panama Deception" with short lecture and Q&A to follow

Feb. 23rd, Mt St Mary's College, Brentwood campus, California.

Screening of "The Panama Deception"

Feb. 28th
Screening of "Waging Peace" and talk on The Economics of Censorship.

Feb. 28th, University of Southern California, L.A., CA
"The Search For Truth: The Responsibility of the Media, The Government, and The American Public.

February 4th,   Radio Appearence, "No Alibis" See their site for an archive of the show.
February 5th, Television Appearence, Festival TV, Cox Channel 8.
February 5th, Santa Barbara, CA:   Documentary Filmmakers Panel "The Truth Of NonFiction", Barbara speaks at the Santa Barbara Film Festival along with Les Blank, George Hickenlooper, Steve James, Rick McKay, Nick Broomfield.
February 6 and 7, Santa Barbara, CA:   Film Screening, "Waging Peace" along with "Home of the Brave", Global Santa Barbara Film Festival. Following both screenings will be a question and answer session.
March 24th, Poughkeepsie, NY: Barbara speaks / Film Screening: The Duchess Theater at Dutchess Community College: Barbara will be showing "The Panama Deception", followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Read a viewers reaction to Barbara's speech and the film screening: click here
April 15th, NC State: Barbara speaks / Film Screening: North Carolina State University: Barbara will be showing "The Panama Deception", followed by a Q&A session with the audience.
August 17th,
Washington DC: Film Screening: Visions Cinema in Washington D.C.: Barbara screened "Waging Peace", with Special Guest Damu Smith, Director of Black Voices for Peace
Sept 11 - 13th, Film Screening "Is War the Answer?": New Yorkers Respond to 9/11 on The Peoples Channel, Chapel Hill's public access cable channel 8
October 22nd and 23rd, Chicago IL: Film Screening: Barbara Trent screened "Coverup: Behind the Iran Contra Affair" at Chicago Filmmakers. (5243 N Clark, Chicago IL 60640 Phone: 773.293.1447
November 10th, Inaugural John Huston Lecture on Documentary Film spotlighting "Documentaries of Dissent." In the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

To book Barbara to speak at your institution contact: 
Empowerment Project
8218 Farrington Mill Rd.
Chapel Hill NC 27517
(919) 967-3966


Past Speaking Engagements:

Barbara Trent has spoken at the following locations:

Universities and Colleges

CNYU, The Post Cold-War Order, New York, New York
Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina
Colgate University, Syracuse, New York
DeKalb College, Decatur, Georgia
Dominican College, San Rafael, California
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Elon College, Elon, North Carolina
Fingerlake Community College, Canandaigna, New York
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
Florida Atlantic University, Davie, Florida
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Guilford College, Program in Latin American Studies Greensboro, NC
Governor's State University, University Park, Illinois
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Kansas State University, Lou Douglas Lecture Series, Manhattan, Kansas
Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
Lenior-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina
Metro State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado
New College, Sarasota, Florida
North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
San Francisco State University; San Francisco, California
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
St. Augustine's College, Raleigh, NC
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Union College, Schenectady, New York
Weslyan College, Macon, Georgia
William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois
University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco extension, California
University of California, LA, California
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
University of Florida, Censorship in America Conference, Gainesville, Florida
University of Illinois, Unit One Living/Learning Program, Urbana, Illinois
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Texas University, Denton, Texas
University of Portland, Portland, Oregon
University of Richmond, Virginia
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Tennessee
University United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, NC
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Film Festivals and Film Related Conferences

Another take Documentary Film Festival, Durham, North Carolina
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Banff Television Festival, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Cinethics Conference, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
Doubletake Documentary Film Festival, Durham, North Carolina
Duke University, Center for Documentary Studies, Durham
Film & Video Arts Society Workshop, Edmonton, Canada
Film Arts Foundation, San Francisco, California
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs, Arkansas
International Documentary Association Conference
Learning Alliance, Guerrilla Filmmaking Workshop, New York, New York
The Learning Annex, Los Angeles, California
The Learning Annex, Manhattan, New York
The Learning Annex, San Francisco, California
Roy W. Dean Film Grant Ceremony, New York, New York
Roy W. Dean Awards, The Director's Guild of America, Hollywood, California
Roy W. Dean Awards, Los Angeles, California
Studio Film & Tape, judge, New York, New York and Chicago
United Nations Association Film Festival, Palo Alto, California
University Film and Video Association Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Videoteca, Del Sur, New York, New York
Women In Film Conference, Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida
Women In Film Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Recent Demonstrations, Conferences and Associations

The Boulder International Humanist Institute's Second Annual Symposium, Boulder, Colorado
Colorado Student Association Leadership Conference, Denver, CO
"Days Of Action", O'Neill House Office Bld, Washington, DC
Demonstrations Convergence, Washington, DC
Globalization and Culture Conference, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
International ANSWER National March to Stop War in Iraq, Washington, DC
Media and The Mind, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Pledge of Resistance, New York, NY
Pro-Hawaiian Sovereignty Group, Honolulu, Hawaii
Post 9-11 Union Square, New York, NY
WEF Demonstrations, New York, NY
Women and Power Conference, Middle Tennessee State University

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