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domestic counter-insurgency

`Red Squad` film

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 7:30pm
Brecht Forum, 451 West St . btw. Bank St. & Bethune St.; directions link below.

7:30pm · Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15
Part of the Visual Liberation Film Festival, Brecht Forum will be screening Red Squad and CBS Tries the New York Three. Red Squad turns the lens on the notorious undercover police agency responsible for spying on political dissidents. The award-winning documentary was a student project of Suchler brothers under the guidance of Martin Scorcese. CBS is a counterpoint to the film Badge of the Assassin (1983) and features political prisoner rights activists Safiya Bukari and New York Three defendants Herman Bell, Albert Nuh Washington and Jalil Muntaqin.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 · brechtforum.org


Terrorism as the New Communism

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 6:00pm
UJA 130 E. 59th St. btw Park & Lex; #4, 5, 6 to 59 St. (at Lex); N, R to Lexington (at 60th); F to Lexington (at 63rd); E, M to Lexington (at 53rd); Q to 57 St. (at 7th); map below.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION required: (212)273-5304, stornay@jasa.org . MAP http://bit.ly/dcpXUD

from : http://www.gothamgazette.com/events/

August 3, 2010
Terrorism as the New Communism
Tis is the third of three midsummer night seminars in which Alan Weisman, former 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning and CBS Evening News producer, explores the intersections of media, history and politics.

This session, "Terrorism as the New Communism, looks at how media portrayed fears both real and imagined post 9/11. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

Sara Tornay at (212)273-5304 or stornay@jasa.org to register.
Pre-registration is required.

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