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4th Tuesday Films presents:
Scandalize My Name, Stories from the Blacklist
This film documents experiences of African-American actors and musicians faced with blacklists, intimidation, and discrimination during the McCarthy era, and explores the impact these tactics had on the performers' careers and on civil rights as a whole.
Tuesday, January 27, 7:00pm
909 12 Street, Sacramento
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COMING UP on Media Edge:
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January 24-30, 2015)
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Segment 1: "Car Thief Cops"
Police officers are forcing people to choose between time behind bars or
turning over their money and property -- all without ever making an arrest.
This video is part of the Prison Profiteers series produced by Brave
New Foundation's Beyond Bars campaign in partnership with the ACLU and The
Nation. Narration by Henry Rollins. Research help provided by Prison Legal
Segment 2: "Jazree's Court"
Jazree was like any other young kid: hanging out with friends and
experiencing important milestones. She finished Elementary school and
started the emotional roller coaster called puberty. She even started
having crushes -- crushes on girls. All of these experiences impacted Jazree's future, but one experience overshadowed all others - Jazree's dad
was sentenced to seven years in prison for possession of an unloaded firearm.
Segment 3: "The Internet's Own Boy:
The Story of Aaron Swartz"
This feature film follows the story of programming prodigy and information
activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic
internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are
all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social
justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to
information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare. It was
abattle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron's
story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which
he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we
are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.
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