TONIGHT – July 26th, which marks the anniversary of the onset of the Cuban Revolution as well as the nationwide release of the film on DVD and digital platforms!
Place: Laemmle’s Monica 4-Plex, 1332 2nd St., Santa Monica.
How: $10 entrance fee at box office
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Arrive early. Seating is limited.
** Introductions by legendary DP, Haskell Wexler plus special guests!
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Listen to Landau’s interview on KPFK’s Uprising with Sonali Kolhatkar.
Directed by Emmy Winner Saul Landau, “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up” shows that US-backed violence against Cuba continued for decades. Some Bay of Pigs participants and the most well-known terrorists appear on camera to boast of or re-evaluate their activities over the years. Orlando Bosch, Jose Basulto, Luis Posada Carriles and Antonio Veciana discuss assassinations and other actions they took to bring down the Revolutionary government. The new film, featuring Danny Glover, Cuba’s top counter spy and Fidel Castro himself (filmed recently) is combined with fascinating archival footage and a rare recorded interview from prison with one of the Cuban 5. These men are serving long sentences in US prisons for trying to stop terrorism against tourist sites in their country.
Saul Landau has produced over forty films. He has received numerous awards, including an Emmy with Jack Willis for “Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang”, the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting, the First Amendment Award, and the Bernardo O’Higgins award from the Chilean government for his human rights work. He is a senior fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
This event is organized by Cinema Libre Studio and co-sponsored by the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five and the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law with endorsements from Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, El Rescate, Office of the Americas, Law Offices of R. Samuel Paz, National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles Chapter, Operation USA, Mexican American Political Association (MAPA), Film4Cuban5 and the Socialist Workers Party.
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PREMIERING IN US THEATRES STATING FRIDAY JULY 29 – THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA
Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. From the Producers of the Academy-Award® nominated film, WAR/DANCE and Executive Producer Eva Longoria, this award-winning documentary provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of these children who struggle to dream while working 12 – 14 hours a day, 7 days a week to feed America.
Premieres July 29 in New York City at the Quad Cinema (34 West 13th St). Find show times and tickets at http://www.quadcinema.com | Starts August 5 in Los Angeles at Laemmle’s Music Hall (9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills),
Directed by: U. Roberto Romano | USA | 80 mins | Genre: Documentary | In English and Spanish with English sub-titles | http://www.theharvestfilm.com | Facebook| @theharvestdoc
“I applaud Eva Longoria, U. Roberto Romano and Shine Global for using the power of film to shine a light on the plight of child farmworkers.” – Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34), author of the CARE Act (HR 2234)
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