NEWSREEL at Sarah Lawrence College
Film Screenings and Discussions

November 14-15

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

8 pm - 9 pm

Welcome by Prof. Rico Speight & Adam Kaz [New SDS] and Roz and John
Introduction: History of Newsreel : Mike, Norm, Roz (and Marvin, Jane and others?)

"STRIKE CITY" (28min) pre NR film and pre panther film distributed by NR with John Douglas and Tom Griffin

9 pm -11 pm

"OFF THE PIG" (17min) - Robert Lacativa & Robert Machover - the film will be introduced by Dhoruba Bin Wahad (BPP member of the Panther 21) and Roz Payne What We Want, What We Believe
"EL PUEBLO SE LLEVANTE" (36min) presentations by Mickey Melendez of the Young Lords, Robert Lacativa and Bev Grant

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2008

10am -11am BREAKFAST
( films showing concurrently with breakfast hour]

"NO GAME" (Pentagon - 17min) Marvin Fishman and other NR folks who were there
"GARBAGE" (10min) Rene Lichtman and NR folks who were there Robert Lacativa and Roz Payne
"YIPPIE!" 15 min - Roz worked on this & Paul (was it distributed by NR or not?)

11am -1pm - presentations by NR Collective.

" AMERIKA" (33min) Allan Siegel & Jane Kramer (the high school students) other NR filmmakers filming and present at massive 1969 End the War Demonstration & Stop the Trial in Washington DC .
"79 SPRINGS OF HO CHI MINH" (20min) by Santigo Alvarez (Cuban film distributed by Newsreel)
"ONLY THE BEGINNING" (20min) Alan Jacobs and Eric Breitbart



LUNCH (1pm - 2pm)

2 PM - 5 PM SCREENING

"COLUMBIA REVOLT" (50min) - Moderated by Prof Priscilla Murolo, History/Women's Studies - Michael Singer introducing Lynn Phillips final editor of Columbia Revolt, New SDS member Daniel Tasripin, and other Newsreel folks who filmed, worked on editing & occupied buildings at Columbia University including Melvin Margolis, Marvin Fishman, Bill Floyd, Rene Lichtman, Danny Schaferman, Roz Payne, David and Barbara Stone and others who worked on the film or were part of the take over of Columbia University . Especially, Andrea and Richard Eagan were married (filmed by Newsreel) during the take over in Fayerweather Building. They later joined Newsreel .

5 PM- 5:30 PM DINNER

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
"UP AGAINST THE WALL MISS AMERICA" (15min) Bev Grant and Karen Mitnick who worked on film or participated in the demonstration .
"MAKEOUT" (5min) Discussion with Deborah Shaffer and Richard Eagan

7:30 PM- 9:30 PM SCREENING (two hours)

"SUMMER 68'" 58 min Norm Fruchter and John Douglas and other NR folks - filming The Rat, Boston Draft Resistasnce , GI Coffee House and the Chicago Democratic Convention 1968
"FINALLY GOT THE NEWS" (40min) Detroit Newsreel - Rene Lichtman and Stew Bird and moderated by Prof. Komozi Woodard of SLC History Department. A member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

 

 

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