On Sunday 14 June at 4pm at Heaven’s Door, Shimokitazawa the English language group will present The War on Democracy by John Pilger. There will be a twenty minute presentation by Rab. Details of the film are below, click here for a link to an article on Znet about the film.. and the film will be followed by open discussion and a Q&A.We will announce the Japanese feature later in the month.
As always, Bring a Friend and an Open Mind!
|‘THE WAR ON DEMOCRACY’ WINS BEST DOCUMENTARY AT THE 2008 ONE WORLD AWARDS|
‘The War on Democracy’, directed by John Pilger & Chris Martin, has won Best Documentary at the prestigious One World Media Awards in London.
It beat a field that included the documentary Oscar winner, ‘Taxi to the Dark Side’.
The citation read: “There are six criteria the judges are asked to use to select the winner of this award: the film’s impact on public opinion, its appeal to a wide audience, its inclusion of voices from the developing world, its high journalistic or production standards, its success in conveying the impact of the actions of the world’s rich on the lives of the poor and the extent to which it draws attention to possible solutions. One film met every one of these. It was the winner of the award: John Pilger’s ‘The War on Democracy’.”
Since 1945 the US has attempted to overthrow 50 governments: