MAINE PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS
ELECTION FILM SERIES
Sponsored by the Maine Progressive Caucus, Bangor Chapter: http://www.mainecaucus.net/ or 852-5678 Please double check dates, times and locations (Films subject to change, if necessary) Peace and Justice Center, 170 Park Street, Bangor – Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor
Monday, September 27: Unprecedented, 7pm, Bangor Public Library
The riveting story about the battle for the Presidency in Florida and the undermining of democracy in America.
Monday, October 4: Uncovered, 7pm, Bangor Public Library
Chronicles the Bush Administration’s quest to invade Iraq following the events of September 11, 2001 and deconstructs the administration’s case for war through interviews with U.S intelligence and defense officials.
Friday, October 8: Bush Family Fortunes, 7pm, Peace and Justice Center
Greg Palast on the trail of the Bush family, from election finagling, to the Saudi connection, to the Bush team’s spiking the FBI investigation of the bin Laden family and the secret State Department plans for post-war Iraq.
Tuesday, October 12: Outfoxed, 7pm, Bangor Public Library
Examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom," provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of corporations controling the public's right to know.
Friday, October 15: Preventive Warriors: Noam Chomsky & Others Examine the Bush's Administration's Doctrine of Preventive Strikes, 7pm, Peace and Justice Center
In September of 2002, the White House made public a bold new foreign policy paper that outlined a radical new doctrine in American foreign policy: one of so-called “pre-emptive warfare.”
Tuesday, October 19: Unconstitutional, 7pm, Bangor Public Library
Explores how the Patriot Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans.
Friday, October 22: WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception), 7pm, Peace and Justice Center
There were two wars going on in Iraq - one was fought with armies of soldiers, bombs and a fearsome military force. The other was fought alongside it with cameras, armies of journalists and propaganda techniques.
Monday, October 25: Orwell Rolls in His Grave, 7pm, Bangor Public Library
Provides a vital forum for ideas that will never be heard in mainstream media. From Globalvision’s Danny Schecter: “We falsely think of our country as a democracy when it has evolved into a mediacracy…”