Film For Justice
Film For Justice is an eclectic assortment of films that focuses on issues of justice - social, environmental & economic, righting wrongs, reparations for past harms ... from the perspective of nurturing a better world for everyone.
“Declassifying the Truth: 9/11 Transparency on the Rise, 14th Anniversary Symposium,” September 12, 2015, New York City, at the West Park Presbyterian Church. Panel 3 - Prosecuting 9/11 – Acknowledging the Legal Reality, Creating the Legal Ideal Speakers: Mick Harrison, Mustapha Ndanusa, Dave Meiswinkle, Vance Green The challenge in prosecuting a crime the magnitude of 9/11 is beyond daunting. Looking back in our nation’s history, there is no precedent. However, a team of legal professionals have come together to examine the various efforts to bring legal actions related to 9/11, analyze the options available, what can and can’t work, and promising possibilities for progress in the quest for 9/11 justice.
Vincent Gabriel, Jr returned from his tour of duty in Vietnam thirty eight years ago. He fought in the Tet offensive of 1968. Now Gabriel, a noted Midcoast Maine musician, has committed his experiences to songs and a series of spoken vignettes. The result is the moving documentary, 11 Bravo Vietnam, A Soldiers Story. The 55 minute presentation consists of songs and spoken memories with a multimedia accompaniment of documentary footage and personal photographs.
Human Trafficking & Child Sex Abuse - The ITNJ Inquiry The greatest on-going genocide on Earth - running for centuries, is that against children… ITNJ, on 15 June 2017 initiated the 'ITNJ Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Human Trafficking and Child Sex Abuse'. The Inquiry Commission seeks to document - as no one else has done - the totality of the child abuse spectrum from slavery, to sex, to murder, to body parts harvesting.
Capitalism Will Eat Democracy - Unless We Speak Up - (In English With Spanish Subtitles) Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece, says that it's because you can be in politics today but not be in power — because real power now belongs to those who control the economy. He believes that the mega-rich and corporations are cannibalizing the political sphere, causing financial crisis. In this talk, hear his dream for a world in which capital and labor no longer struggle against each other, "one that is simultaneously libertarian, Marxist and Keynesian."
From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not affected by the oil industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.
Corporate agriculture wanted unlimited access to the state's groundwaters for industrial animal operations - feedlots and dairies. Washington State's institutions - including judges, local and state officials - lined up with corporate agriculture against the family farmers and the public interest.
Dr. David Korten, author of Change the Story, Change the Future, and When Corporations Rule the World, addresses how we must change the stories we tell, and how doing so can be instrumental in changing the future. While the still dominate story of the virtues of the market prevail, the new story must revolve around the Earth Community, of which we are a part but not dominating element.
Canadian Secret Program To Silence Or Eliminate Witnesses Confirmed "Today, for the first time, a Canadian government insider has confirmed that a secret program has operated since the spring of 1998 to silence or eliminate witnesses to Indian residential school crimes, and to stop any real inquiry into those crimes.
The Grange: The Movement Overlooked (Part 2) Learn About The Surprisingly Progressive Agenda Of the Grange (Two parts that can be broadcast independently. Both just under 28 minutes.) Born in the aftermath of the Civil War, for more than 140 years the Grange has played an important role in the fight for prosperity and opportunity for farmers and rural Americans.
FJ115 - Yanis Varoufakis at the Hay Festival 2016 Meet Yanis - former Greek Finance Minister who, a couple years ago, took on the European Union's strangling Greece economically. He lost. So did Greece. He promptly resigned from the Greek government. And began, with friends throughout Europe organizing Diem 25 to remake Europe into a principled democracy that nurtures the people not the corporations. Diem is relentlessly taking on the corruption of European governance
Born in the aftermath of the Civil War, for more than 140 years the Grange has played an important role in the fight for prosperity and opportunity for farmers and rural Americans. It was at the forefront in lobbying for regulation of transportation and public utilities, the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890), the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906) and Universal Suffrage (1919). The Grange has been the driving force behind improving transportation, waterways; rural postal delivery and how we vote.
Rocky Anderson narrates a multi-media presentation on the importance of leadership for the world’s climate. Produced by High Road for Human Rights - the non-profit headed by Rocky Anderson - former mayor of Salt Lake City. Never before has there been a greater need for competent, principled, knowledgable, farsighted, non-partisan inspired leadership. Rocky’ Anderson presents what is being done and what can be done with this leadership.
The majority of people who learn the realities behind the death penalty quickly see the need for abolition from many levels and perspectives: -The majority of people who learn the realities behind the death penalty quickly see the need for abolition from many levels and perspectives:
Beautifully filmed amidst everyday life in Gaza. People released from Israeli prisons and their families talk about their experiences. Some of the people have spent 19, 24, 26 years or more in prison. They are unknown to the world. This film gives a face and a story to Amr, Obeid, Mohamed, Wafa, Bassim, Hamza, Louay, Samir, Ata et Tawfik, and their families. They are some of the people who, at the end of 2011, were among the 1,028 Palestinian prisoners released in exchange for the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Prisoners like Salah Hamouri were allowed to go home, but more than 200 of these prisoners were deported to Gaza or to neighboring countries, which is a violation of the 4th Geneva Convention.
This lecture series will focus on the small group of men who control foreign and domestic policy of the United States from behind the scenes. This small group of people had roles in the Kennedy assassination, the Watergate burglary, the resignation of Nixon, the Warren Commission, the creation and running of the Central Intelligence Agency, the funding of the Third Reich, the rise of Hitler, and the supply of heroin to the United States from Southeast Asia via Cuba, to name a few.
This episode discusses, among other things, the interpretation of ambiguous terms including - democracy, whose very ambiguity enables large discrepancies in the interpretations of history – especially the (probably) most successful social revolution in the world history of the last thousand years - the Russian Revolution, compared, say, to the English Revolution of 1648 or the French Revolution of 1789.