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June 18, Wednesday, June 21 and Saturday, July 8 at 5 p.m. PST
and 8 p.m. EST
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 linktv.org
Veterans and survivors march for peace and justice, www.vetgulfmarch.org
From Mobile to New Orleans March 14-19, 2006
March 19, 2006 is the 3rd anniversary of the U.S. invasion of
Iraq. Veterans for Peace is organizing this five-day march
along Gulf Coast Highway 90 to demand the immediate return of
our troops from Iraq, and to call for U.S. tax dollars to be spent
on human priorities and rebuilding of the devastated Gulf Coast,
instead of the illegal occupation of Iraq.
Support Americans in Iraq and the Gulf Coast—bring
them home NOW!
Empowerment Project has videotaped activities
during the March and Rally in Fayetteville, NC. The March 19th
event is being sponsored by Military Families Speak Out, Iraq
Veterans Against the War, United for Peace and Justice, Veterans
For Peace, and Bring Them Home Now, among many others. 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, organzing, mobilizing, and counter -recruitment.
View the sample Reel and read more...
the pace of destruction speeds up on the planet, so must
our pace as a counterbalance. Through our programs, we get the
word out that those not in support of Bush's foreign policy are
not alone. Seeing for oneself the resistance in this country can
mobilize people both here and abroad, and widespread distribution
of this media is essential if we are to bring to fruition a united
vision of justice and peace in these crucial times. Read
February 15th, 2003 EP's crew covered the anti-war rally in
New York City where between 500,000 and 1 million people rallied
to stop the war against Iraq.
Read more about Waging
Peace (VHS and DVD Version available, the DVD
includes 90min of bonus footage)
of Resistance"a 64 minute organizing video
has been distributed to over 500 groups and individuals in the
US, Canada, Europe, and Japan. It has also been used by progressive
radio stations during their fund drives.
Trent and Crew document the Peace Movement:
2001 - Times Square/UnionSquare/ Ground Zero, New York, NY
2002 - WEF Protests,Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY
19-22, 2002 - The Mall, Washington, DC - EP coverage of the
Mobilization for Colombia and School of the Americas was included
in Free Speech TV's "World in Crisis" newsprogram.
6, 2002 - Not In Our Name's "Pledge of Resistance, " Central
Park, New York, NY
26, 2002 - The Mall, Washington, DC (An International ANSWER
9, 2003 - Campaign to End the Cycle of Violence Teach-In ,
UNC-Chapel Hill, Manning Hall , 7:30pm
18, 2003 - Washington, DC (Mass Convergence and Grassroots
Barbara Trent co-anchored a worldwide satellite broadcast of this
event through the Voices of Solidarity -SatelliteUplink Project
(organized by EP, Free Speech TV, Peace TV, World Link,and Multi-Media
Group) Saturday, January 18th - 11am-3pm (16:0021:00GMT)
15, 2003 - New York City (organized by United For Peace and
Justice) - EP's crew covered the anti-war rally in New York City
where between 500,000 and 1 million people rallied to stop the
war against Iraq.
a full-length DVD & VHS version is available
24th- 29th WORLD SOCIAL FORUM – II AMERICA´S SOCIAL
FORUM CARACAS, VENEZUELA
Screening of The Panama Deception and Soldiers Speak
Out at the World
27, 7:30 p.m. Screening of SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT
Jan 28, 7:30 p.m
THE PANAMA DECEPTION in New Orleans Zeitgeist
Multi-disciplinary Arts Center -1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
(@ Felicity St, 3 blocks from St.Charles) Tel. 504 525-2767 or
504 352-1150 www.zeitgeistinc.net
20th, 12 pm and Dec. 24th, 2 pm
Radio interview with Barbara Trent on WSAFM
available online for download on radio4all.net).
15th, Santa Monica, California
Fundraiser and release screening of "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,
Mimi Kennedy – Actor/Activist
Tuesday, November 15th, 6:30 PM reception & refreshments,
7:30 PM presentation & screening, Music by Tina Karras &
The Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., Santa Monica,
For more information call: Ben Swets (310) 581-6772
1st, Ventura, California
Screening of "Soldiers speak out"
to raise finishing & distribution
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
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,
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
Santa Monica, California
Join Barbara Trent, Blase Bonpane
& Mimi Kennedy
Warszawa Restaurant, 1414 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401
July 23rd Huntington Beach,
CA, The Living Temple, 7561 Center Avenue, #24, Huntington
Beach, CA 92647
23rd, Pepperdine, Malibu, CA, Screening "The Panama
Deception" with short lecture and Q&A to follow
23rd, Mt St Mary's College, Brentwood campus, CA.
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.
4th, Radio Appearence, www.KCSB.org:
"No Alibis" See their site for an archive of the show.
February 5th, Television Appearence, Festival TV, Cox Channel
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
March 24th, Poughkeepsie, NY: Barbara speaks / Film Screening:
Duchess Theater at Dutchess Community College: Barbara will
be showing "The Panama Deception", followed by a question and
answer session with the audience. There is no cost for this event.
Read a viewers reaction to Barbara's speech and the film screening:
15th, 2004 @ 5:30pm, 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
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
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:
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.
March 8, 2003 Chapel Hill, NC - Saturday at The Cave
(452-1/2 W. Franklin St.), Impromptu Party for Peace, 10 pm.
March 25, 2003 Santa Monica, CA - Barbara Trent - back
in LA! Liberty Hill Foundation
April 2, 2003 Tallahassee, FL - Wednesday at Florida State
Univerity, Dept. of Communications.
May 18-19, 2003 Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY at Barbes, 376
9th Street. Screening of The Panama Deception with Q
& A with Joanne Doroshow and Danny Schechter on Sunday.
26, Waterloo, IA: Barbara speaks at Waterloo Center
for The Arts, IA
October 7, 2003 Washington, DC: Screening "The Panama
Deception" / follow up discussion with Barbara Trent
October, 2003 Chapel Hill, NC: Barbara speaks at
UNC Hanes Auditorim : Time TBA
October 26, 2003 New York, NY: Distribution Workshop
given by Barbara Trent :(For more information see:
December 12, 2003 Orlando, FL: Film Screening, "Waging
Peace", Global Peace Film Festival
December 13, 2003 Orlando, FL: Film Screening, "Panama
Deception", Global Peace Film Festival
more information about upcoming peace events, please visit United
For Peace and Justice at www.unitedforpeace.org.
more information about Free SpeechTV, visit their web site at
Barbara Trent to speak at your college or university!
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