[mgj-discuss] Reminder: TONIGHT South Asia Film Screening
debikar at angelfire.com
Wed Sep 25 17:03:07 EDT 2002
DC COLLECTIVE FOR SOUTH ASIANS PRESENTS:
THE SOUTH ASIAN FILM SERIES
When: Sep 25, 2002 at 7:00 pm
Where: Cada Vez, 1438 U Street, NW Tel: 202-667-0785
Closest metro: U Street-Cardozo (Green line)
What: A screening and discussion on two films addressing the themes
of globalization and economic justice.
DROWNED OUT (75 min; Dir: Franny Armstrong)
A story of a famiily that chose to stay at home and face submergence
rather than make way for a mega-dam on the Narmada river.
INDIA AND FREE TRADE (33min; Dir: Pavithra Narayanan)
Examines the effects of a global free market economy by highlighting
the caustic actions of transnational companies in the Bhopal-Union Carbide disaster.
A Discussion will follow the screening with Ward Morehouse, author
of "The Bhopal Tragedy," and activists working on the Narmada campaign.
COME EARLY: Cada Vez has great food and is a great place to hang out and meet folks!
Suggested Donation: $5 at the door
DCCSA is a collective of DC metro area-based, action oriented individuals
who work on a broad spectrum of progressive issues concerning the
global South Asian community--peace and communal harmony, social
and economic justice, xenophobia, gender, sexuality, and race issues.
For more information, write us at dccsa_safs at yahoo.com.
We are sponsoring a series of films over the next many months that
will attempt to address some of these issues. Screenings are followed by discussions.
On OCTOBER 2: "Evil Stalks the Land": A new documentary about the
Gujarat massacres and their aftermath: Dir: Gauhar Raza. Location TBA
The event is co-sponsored by ActionAid USA and Greenpeace
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