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News :: Human Rights
7/4: Hearts and Minds (WED)
02 Jul 2007
Hearts and Minds
Free Screening

Wednesday, July 4

A courageous and startling film, Peter Davis' landmark documentary *Hearts
and Minds* unflinchingly confronts the United States' involvement in
Vietnam. Using a wealth of sources—from interviews to newsreels to
documentary footage of the conflict at home and abroad—Davis constructs a
powerfully affecting portrait of the disastrous effects of war. Explosive,
persuasive, and shocking, *Hearts and Minds* is an overwhelming emotional
experience and the controversial winner of the 1974 Academy Award for Best

1974. 112 minutes.

Radical Film Night at the Lucy Parsons Center
Every Wednesday night at 7pm
Always Free

Upcoming Films:

11 July - Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars
This award winning film chronicles the life of Sierra Leone's Refugee All
Stars, a group of six Sierra Leonean musicians who come together to form a
band while living as refugees in the Republic of Guinea. Forced from their
homes in Sierra Leone, the members of the band represent the thousands of
untold stories that exist amongst the survivors of the Sierra Leonean civil

18 July - Judith Butler: Philosophical Encounters of the Third Kind
Author of the best-seller *Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of
Identity*, Judith Butler is one of the world's most important and
influential contemporary thinkers in fields such as continental philosophy,
literary theory, feminist and queer theory, and cultural politics. JUDITH
BUTLER: Philosophical Encounters of the Third Kind is an up-close and
personal encounter with this educator and author. The film features
interviews with Butler - including reminiscences of her formative childhood
years, illustrated by family home movies, as a "problem child"-shows her in
classroom sessions in Berkeley and Paris, at public speaking engagements,
and in discussion with Gender Studies professor Isabell Lorey.

Questions-Comments about the film series, contact: films(-at-)

Lucy Parsons Center
549 Columbus Avenue
Boston's South End
Telephone: 617.267.6272
Email: lucyparsons (at)

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