An Evening with Citizen Reno

Stream of consciousness political comedy from the creator of Rebel Without a Pause, Reno In Rage and Rehab, The god Show, and other stage and screen classics. Reno is a […]

Cardboard Chaos Presents: “When the Levee Breaks”

Once  again Cardboard Chaos hits the road in its annual tour to help shut down the U.S. Army School ofthe Americas. The show features Uncle Sam’s Little Global Circus and […]

Presenting Diane Wilson

Calling All Unreasonable Women (and the men who support them)! The author of An Unreasonable Woman tells the true story of one woman’s fight to save her town and her […]

Tom Lopez of ZBS Media

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As heard on National Public Radio, Tom Lopez will be exploring 35 years of creative independent audio production ranging from comic-cosmic adventures, science fiction and mystical mysteries- some with spiritual […]

Gringo-thon: The Films of Greg Berger

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Greg Berger's award-winning films and lectures address critical social and political issues concerning grassroots movements in Mexico, as well as relations between the United States and Mexico.  His films include […]

“Operation: Dreamland” with Filmmaker Garrett Scott

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Occupation: Dreamland is an unflinchingly candid portrait of a squad of American soldiers deployed in the doomed Iraq city of Fallujah during the winter of 2004. A collective study of […]

Journalist Dahr Jamail of Iraq Dispatches

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In late 2003, weary of the overall failure of the US media to accurately report on the realities of the war in Iraq for the Iraqi people, Dahr Jamail went […]

Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival: “Al Otro Lado”

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Thousands of people try to cross the Mexico/U.S. border every year. Al Otro Lado (To the Other Side) directed by Natalia Almada, tells the human story behind illegal immigration and drug […]

Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival: “Awake Zion”

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Awake Zion (Monica Haim) is a documentary that explores the unsuspecting connections between Rasta, Reggae, and Judaism, through one woman's beat-laden adventure into the meaning of identity. All the way […]

Prison Activist Robina Courtin and “Chasing Buddha”

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Chasing Buddha (2000) is a documentary by acclaimed Austrian filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson about Robina Courtin, an Australian ex-Catholic, ex-political activist and feminist who has been a Buddhist nun since 1978. […]

“Tying the Knot” with Filmmaker Jim de Séve

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Jim de Séve's 2004 documentary Tying the Knot digs deeply into the meaning of marriage today. From an historical trip to the Middle Ages, to gay hippies storming the Manhattan […]

“The Trouble With Music” with Author Mat Callahan

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Mat Callahan's The Trouble with Music (2005) explores the crisis facing music. The signs are everywhere, from the saturation of public space by tuneful trivia to the digital downloading controversy. […]

“Quantum Leaps” with Video Curator Astria Suparak

Quantum leap, a physics term deriving from the mid 1900s indicating significant and swift advances (originally via a sudden shift in energy within an atom), became the title of an […]

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