Social Forum films scheduled |

Social Forum films scheduled

The Magic Theatre will show the following movies on Tuesdays in February as part of its Social Forum Film Series.

Feb. 1 – “Bush’s Brain” (2004)

Film features interviews of those who have worked alongside Karl Rove, President George W. Bush’s closest adviser, and one who is considered a great political mind. Interviews also include those who have opposed him or whose lives have been altered by him. For more information:

Feb. 8 Ð “Poetry in Wartime: The Movie” (2005)

Poets around the world, from the United States and Colombia to Britain and Nigeria to Iraq and India, share their poetry and experiences of war. For more information:

Feb. 15 Ð “W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices” (1996)

Each section of this film on one of the greatest American human rights activists, social scientists, editors, and historians of the 20th century is narrated by an outstanding contemporary writer/story teller: Wesley Brown, Thulani Davis, Toni Cade Bambara and Amiri Baraka. For more information: The rebuilding of Africa,

Feb. 22 Ð “Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land” (2004)

Expose on how the foreign policy interests of American political elites – working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies – exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Middle East conflict. For more information:

The Magic Theatre is located at 107 Argall St., Nevada City. All movies begin at 7:35 p.m.

Suggested donation is $4 (no one is turned away).

A discussion follows each film.

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