Fall 2009 Season

Evidence & Fantasy – Militarism in American Life

Underground Gallery Exhibition by Nina Berman: “Evidence and Fantasy – Militarism in American Life”

Nina Berman is an award-winning documentary photographer based in New York City, widely publicized and exhibited, with a primary interest in the American political and social landscape. Her work examines […]

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26 September 2009 September 26, 2009 - December 12, 2009

Kombucha Tea Party, Screening of “Where Are You Go,” and Live Music

The Sanctuary kicks off its Fall 2009 season with a permaculture project opening with tea party, a great new film, and three live bands! Beginning at 6 PM, a Kombucha […]

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26 September 2009 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

“The Baader Meinhof Complex” Screening

The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) is a new Academy Award-nominated drama by Uli Edel which shows how founders of the Red Army Faction graduated from rhetorical debates to revolutionary violence, […]

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02 October 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Nan Rubin: Digital Preservation

"Video Archiving 101: How to Save and Access Your Video Collection" for organizations and individuals. So you made your media and got it out there; now what? This workshop will […]

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04 October 2009 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Theatrical Sneak Premiere of “The Yes Men Fix the World” with Filmmaker Mike Bonanno

The Yes Men Fix the World is a screwball true story about two gonzo political activists who, armed with nothing but thrift-store suits, pose as top executives of giant corporations, […]

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06 October 2009 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Community Media Quilt Project

Share in a collective celebration of the history of grassroots communication with this quilt-making workshop, to be held October 17th and 18th 2009. Bring your community media t-shirts, and we […]

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17 October 2009 October 17, 2009 - October 18, 2009

“Workers’ Republic” with Filmmaker Andrew Freund

Workers' Republic (2009) is a story of the courage, resolve, creativity, and solidarity of the workers at Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago, who stood up for their rights after […]

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17 October 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Orgasmic Birth” Screening and Panel Discussion with Birthnet

In Orgasmic Birth (2009) director Debra Pascali-Bonaro shares what she calls the "best-kept secret" as we witness women in the ecstatic release of childbirth, challenging educating cultural myths by inviting […]

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22 October 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Devorah Hill: Community Digital Storytelling

This two-part workshop with facilitator Devorah Hill, is aimed at organizations and citizens from the regional community, to get their stories heard! Let us help you turn photos and narration […]

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25 October 2009 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Front Lines: Words of Choice

Join us in this creative event for reproductive rights! The evening will include an excerpted reading from the newly published and acclaimed book Front Lines: Book of Plays, a discussion […]

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30 October 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Indymedia 10th Anniversary Film Festival: Where Do We Go from Here?

Ten years after the Battle of Seattle and the explosion of global grassroots citizen journalism, known as Indymedia, the legacy reverberates in villages, cities, and countrysides around the world. Join […]

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07 November 2009 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Haale: Psychedelic Sufi Trance Rock

Psychedelic Sufi Trance rock returns to the Sanctuary! To conclude the 10th Anniversary Indymedia Film Festival, the Persian-American poet/singer/songwriter will perform at 9 pm. Drawing on Persian mystical and American […]

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07 November 2009 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Veterans Day Reflections on Casualties of War with Veterans’ Poetry Reading and Presentation by Nina Berman and Kathy Kelly

Internationally acclaimed documentary photographer Nina Berman discusses her exhibit Evidence and Fantasy: Militarism in American Life, and poet David Smith-Ferri and veterans, including members of Albany Veterans for Peace, read […]

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11 November 2009 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kathy Kelly: Community Response to the Casualties of War

Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Kathy Kelly's eyewitness accounts offer a message of hope through creative non-violence. Built around tangible community responses to the casualties of war, this multi-media event […]

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14 November 2009 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The River Runs Both Ways: Reconsidering Dutch Exploration

The evening will present a scintillating exploration of colonization, imperialism and historical revisionism as the 400-year anniversary celebration of Henry Hudson’s exploration winds down!  First, a special screening of Mother […]

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20 November 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Captured” Documentary Screening

Captured is a documentary by Dan Levin. Since 1979 Clayton Patterson has dedicated his life to documenting the final era of raw creativity and lawlessness in New York City’s Lower […]

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05 December 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop: Using the Web for Video Distribution

Your videos can be used to build and strengthen communities; learn how to take your finished work and strategically distribute it on the Internet! We will post videos from Community […]

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06 December 2009 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live From Lock One: The Heavenly Echoes Gospel Singes Presents a Capital Region Gospel Showcase

Join the live studio audience as we recede an evening of performances by some of the Capital Region's top gospel talents, hosted by the Heavenly Echoes Gospel Singers! Legendary Capital […]

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12 December 2009 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Reverend Billy and The Church of Life After Shopping

The rumors are true. Join us on Friday night, December 18, for a Shopocalyptic Revival. The Rev, the choir and members of the Not Buying It band promises our old church […]

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18 December 2009 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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