martes, julio 12, 2005
Friday in SF: Venezuela talk and film showing
HANDS OFF VENEZUELA FILM SHOWING -- Two Films
"With the Poor of the World" and "May Day in Caracas"
Fred Hirsch, Vice President, Plumbers and Fitters
Union Local 393; Longtime activist for international labor solidarity
7 PM, FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2005
Center for Political Education
522 Valencia St. (near 16th St.), Third Floor (Not wheelchair accessible)
Suggested Donation $5 ($3 students, seniors, unemployed)
"With the Poor of the World"
Con Los Pobres de la Tierra (2003)
56 minutes. By Marta Harnecker
In Spanish with English subtitles
This video gives background and context to the current struggles in Venezuela since 1993. Using TV news footage and archival video, it documents the rise of Chávez and the oligarchy's three attempts to overthrow him
"May Day in Caracas" (2005)
22 minutes. By J. Carlos Flores
In Spanish with English Subtitles
A brief documentary about over 1 million Venezuelans Celebrating International Workers' Day in Caracas.
Hands Off Venezuela is showing these films as a benefit to bring to the US Stalin Perez Borges, leader of the National Union of Workers in Venezuela (UNT), a dynamic new Venezuelan trade union federation. Mr. Perez will be speaking at ILWU Local 34 hall (next to SBC Park), 4 Berry St., San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005 at 3PM. Save the date!
gjpw -- What do you mean? I fail to see how a video screening and talk in San Francisco, attended by Bay Area residents, is "tourism" of any sort...
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