Sunday, February 17, 2008

Seattle screenings of "A Little Bit of So Much Truth"

If you haven't seen it, go see it!

When the people of Oaxaca decided they'd had enough of bad government,
they didn't take their story to the media...they TOOK the media!

"A tour de force of documentary filmmaking.
Brilliantly conceived and executed."
-David Barsamian, Alternative Radio

"I love this movie.
And Jill put my name in the credits!"
-Jeremy O. Simer

Special Jury Prize
International Documentary Film Festival Tres Continentes
Caracas, Venezuela

February 20th
Seattle University
7:00 PM
Wyckoff Auditorium
Engineering Building Room 200

February 25th
University of Washington
5:00 PM
Ethnic Cultural Center
3940 Brooklyn Ave. NE

In the summer of 2006, a broad-based, non-violent, popular uprising exploded in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Some compared it to the Paris Commune, while others called it the first Latin American revolution of the 21st century.

But it was the people's use of the media
that truly made history in Oaxaca.

A 90-minute documentary, A Little Bit of So Much Truth captures the unprecedented media phenomenon that emerged when tens of thousands of school teachers, housewives, indigenous communities, health workers, farmers, and students took 14 radio stations and one TV station into their own hands, using them to organize, mobilize, and ultimately defend their grassroots struggle for social, cultural, and economic justice.

From the producer of the award-winning films, This is What Democracy Looks Like and Granito de Arena, comes this intimate, breathtaking account of the revolution that WAS televised.

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