Chimerenga this is Dedon with Freedom Now agenda for this September 9, 2010.
We will commence with The Raising the bars prison segment with Brotha Mateef addressing a new change in the directions of the largest and most powerful union in California the prison guard union or the California Correctional Peace Officers Association. One of the major benefactors of the Prison Industrial Complex...
Following will be the African Drum Beat Historical Calendar where with the inclusion of women we seek to better understand the history of the struggle for human liberation.
Then Ethiopian film maker Haile Gerima and Ethiopia best know for the classic Sankofa has a new film out Teza a narrative on the displace African intellectuals both at home in Africa and abroad. We will also commemorate the crossing over of Teshome Gabriel thee UCLA film professor who mentored many of us as well as the “Black Rebellion “ school of film makers in third world films and the notion of films as a weapon of liberation.
Following a 13 minute clip from Kwame Ture on religion and revolution in the spirit of challenging Terry Jones “Burn A Koran Day” and we will close out with a belated due to the fund drive commemoration of Black Music Month with Norman Richmond a broadcast journalist.
Also please take note that Freedom Now has been relocated to Saturdays 5:30 to 6:00 pm and cut to 30 minutes. So for our loyal fans please place our new day and time on your calendar and as always “We Stand Ready for the Revolution.
Film showing Teza Mon.09.13.2010 Billy Wilder Theater 10889 Wilshire Blvd Info: 310-206-FILM or WWW.cinema.ucla.edu