Whittier Peace Free Film: WE THE PEOPLE 2.0
Thursday, April 5, 2018 7 PM
St. Matthias Episcopal Church
7056 Washington Ave., Whittier, CA 90602
N/E corner of Wardman St. and Washington Ave.
Washington Ave (not Blvd) runs north and south two short blocks east of Greenleaf Park on Washington (there is additional parking in the back of the church)
Walk through the second gate north of Wardman
admission free, discussion after the film.
This film is a visual essay about the loss of democracy in the United States. It utilizes both original footage as well as found footage to describe a profound change in thinking at the grassroots level. The story unfolds through the eyes of rural people who have faced decades of toxic dumps, drilling and mines in their communities. We learn with them that the reason why, in spite of all their efforts, they "get what they don't want, again and again," is because they are, by law, truly powerless in spite of propaganda that says they live in the "best democracy in the world." These people come to understand that the reason they can't stop the destruction is that the US has become an oligarchy, run by the corporate few who ignore the rights and will of the people. These people are frontally challenging our corporate state; thereby saving nature and themselves.
The Whittier Area Peace & Justice Coalition
invites you to our
"3rd Thursday" Teach-In
April 19th at 7PM
We will continue showing the astounding documentary film series:
A Very Heavy Agenda.
Even if you missed our screening of Part 1 at our January 4th Movie Night you can attend this 3rd Thursday, the last in this series, and learn much from the rest of this film series.
Tonight we finish Part 3: Maintaining the World Order
Who are the Neo-Cons? How have they influenced the agenda and actions of the American Empire? In this astounding documentary series they tell us exactly who and what they are in their own words. Filmmaker Robbie Martin’s exceptional insight, video editing and music composition talent makes this series not just a documentary but a work of art. We showed Part 1 on January 4th and will show the rest, of the over 7 hours of this series, on subsequent 3rd Thursday Teach-Ins.
The horrific consequences of what the Neo-Cons have perpetrated on our world continue to manifest. Viewing this documentary series is being a witness to history. Don't miss it!