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Wed., Nov. 8 | Chicago Indymedia film night | "Speak Truth To Power: New Films from Oaxaca and Iraq"

Movie night!Chicago Indymedia is proud to present an evening of new films, direct from on-the-ground struggles in Oaxaca, Iraq, and beyond.

The program will include the last film by slain Indymedia journalist Brad Will β€” including his footage from the barricade where he lost his life β€” as well as video shorts and updates, courtesy of Chicago Otra, about the ongoing struggle for economic and social justice by Oaxaca's teachers and their supporters in Oaxaca, California and Chicago.

Chicago Indymedia is also proud to present the Chicago premiere of the noted documentary directed by David Martinez, "500 Miles to Bablyon." Set in Iraq amid the US-led occupation, "500 Miles to Babyon" is a one-hour documentary about Iraqi civilians and a handful of independent journalists in a country turned into hell.

The director, David Martinez, will attend the screening.

Date: Wednesday, November 8
Doors open β€” 7pm

Place: Acme Artists Community, 2418 West Bloomingdale, Chicago (off Western, near the Western CTA Blue Line stop)

Wheelchair accessible. Recommended donation, $10. Free to the unemployed. No one will be turned away. Read more


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