Monday, May 07, 2012

Occupy Doc

Greetings!   It's another big week with the New Orleans Film Society! This Friday, we again partner with the New Orleans Museum of Art for an outdoor screening at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. This time, we're bringing the classic Audrey Hepburn film Breakfast at Tiffany's to the big screen under the stars. See you at the movies,       New Orleans Film Society         SCREENING OF OCCUPY DOCUMENTARY Patois Film and Arts Festival and the New Orleans Film Society present a FREE screening of the film HIstory of an Occupation at  Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center this Saturday.   About the film: History of an Occupation is a new documentary from Al Jazeera that looks at how Occupy Wall Street went from a small group of New York protesters to a broad people's movement in the U.S. The film follows key Occupy organizers from the movement's early days through a harsh winter and violent evictions across the country, and into a spring of revitalized actions. Among the key activists and thinkers from the movement featured in the film are Boots Riley, Max Rameau, David Graeber, and many others. Featuring a discussion with Al Jazeera producer Jordan Flaherty and local Occupy organizers Gahiji Barrow and Kezia Kamenetz. Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center  (1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)                                              Saturday, May 12 6:00 p.m. Tickets: Donations are accepted, but no one will be turned away at the door.                   

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