Special NYC event with Birgitta Jonsdottir

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
THE CULTURE PROJECT, 45 Bleecker Street

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 5:00pm until 7:00pm in EDT

You are invited to a fundraising event with Pioneering Activist for Internet Freedom, Poet and Member of the Icelandic Parliament, Hon. Birgitta Jónsdóttir to benefit...

"OPEN: Outlaws and Pioneers of the Electronic Frontier" a new political thriller in-production by Judith Ehrlich, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker of "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"

Co-hosts: John Perry Barlow, Amina Bayou, Medea Benjamin, Allan Buchman, Chicken & Egg Films: Wendy Ettinger and Judith Helfand, Dorothy Ehrlich, Daniel Ellsberg, Michael Ellsberg, Jodie Evans, Hamilton Fish, Alex Gibney, Andy Greenberg, Claire Greensfelder, Jeff Leifer, Ruby Lerner, Matthew Palevsky, Michael Ratner & David Segal

OPEN follows Birgitta's courageous fight for global digital democracy while challenging threats to her freedoms and ours.

With SURPRISE guest vocalist, a Grammy-nominated, rising-star coming to us direct from her appearance at the Apollo Theater.

Sunday, APRIL 7 — 5 to 7pm
The Culture Project
45 Bleecker Street—at Lafayette, New York City

Hors d’oeuvres, libations, great people, great conversation and a good cause…

For more information and to RSVP:

Office of Jodie Evans, Executive Producer of OPEN jodieevans@gmail.com

Donations to support production can also be made online at http://www.judithehrlich.com

Tax-deductible donations to the film can be made through http://www.codepink.org/birgitta

OPEN follows the dramatic story of three generations of Internet pioneers as they battle for a free cyberspace with art and heart:

Icelandic “poetician” Birgitta Jónsdóttir, John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and
Aaron Swartz, the cyber-wunderkind whose tragic suicide has galvanized the digital democracy movement. https://www.facebook.com/events/121417951383058/