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RESISTANCE CINEMA ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY! Presenting "CANADIAN BACON" Written & Directed by MICHAEL MOORE, with ALAN ALDA, JOHN CANDY, RHEA PERLMAN, KEVIN POLLACK & RIP TORN (1994, 91 min)

 

WHEN: SUNDAY- December 14, 2014   1:00pm

WHERE: Community Church NY Assembly Hall 40E. 35th St. btwn Park& Madison Aves.

ADMISSION:  Free, donations appreciated

 

              

 

 

                   

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                      RESISTANCE CINEMA:  A HISTORY

On Sunday afternoon June 29, 2003 the Education Committee of Not In Our Name, in collaboration with the Action for Justice committee of the Community Church of New York, took its maiden voyage as sponsor of a new film series titled RESISTANCE CINEMA. The name of the series evokes the Pledge of Resistance which expresses the three core principles of NION. We resist the whole militaristic thrust of the current administration’s foreign policy, we resist the erosion of our civil liberties and the development of a hyper-intrusive national security state; and we resist the immoral roundup of immigrants held for months and years in secret detention with no charges being filed and with respect for neither the spirit nor the letter of the United States constitution.

 

Shown in the Gallery Room of Community Church, the film that first Sunday was the award winning “Rabbit In The Moon”, a stirring documentary on the incarceration of Japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II. It set a high standard which we are ever striving to match. The series continued on a weekly basis during the course of the summer with some remarkable and rarely seen films covering a variety of themes such as: “Afghan Massacre” the story of the brutal murder of prisoners with US complicity during the war in Afghanistan, “The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm”, on the first Gulf War, “Dark Circle” another prestigious award winner on the theme of nuclear weaponry, “Panama Deception” on the truth about the US invasion of Panama, “Unprecedented” an extraordinary film on Florida and the 2000 presidential elections. The series continued with films dealing with topics ranging from the impact of 9/11 on Muslim Americans to the ever controversial School Of The Americas. After a 2 month hiatus in September and October we re-emerged and collaborated on the premiere at the Anthology Film Archives of “Hidden In Plain Sight” which examines US foreign policy in Latin America. That December we returned “home” to the Community Church and have gone on to screen, on as regular basis as possible, the most important contemporary “cutting edge” documentary films being made from David Zeiger’s highly acclaimed “Sir! No Sir!” to Robert Greenwald’s “Iraq For Sale”

On occasion, to accompany a film, we’ve also had some illustrious special guests such as Ray McGovern, Ann Wright, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Dr. Karl Grossman, Udi Ofer, Dr. Alison Johnson, Amy Goodman, Pratap Chatterjee, and Prof. Robert Jensen. We’ve also provided an opportunity for audiences to meet filmmakers in person such as Chyng Sun, Branda Miller, Alpa Patel, Elizabeth Press, John Miglietta, Brandon Jourdan, and Heidi Dehncke-Fisher.

RESISTANCE CINEMA is committed to presenting stimulating films by tough minded independent producers who challenge us to think about the social and political realities around us in ways not designed to make us feel more comfortable but on the contrary to make us do the very hard work of moral reflection and introspection about our own role and responsibilities for events in the world. To that end we always encourage a group discussion after each film and whenever possible we invite the producers and or representatives of the films to participate.

We  have been very fortunate to have a wonderful relationship with the Peace Task Force of All Souls Church with whom we have produced some of our most successful and dynamic events in the gracious Reidy Friendship Hall. And of course NONE of this would have happened without The Community Church of NYC and its Action For Justice Committee. This church is truly visionary and should be regarded as one of New York City’s real treasures for the support it unselfishly gives to so many groups making demands on its time and resources.

At times attendance has been stupendous and exceeded our wildest expectations. And yes, there have been times when we’ve sat there looking at ourselves and a handful of friends. We would like to have done more, but we are proud of what we have done so far and hope that others may point to our experience to demonstrate that raising social consciousness is not realized exclusively by the experts but by the hard work and dedication of ordinary citizens who care passionately about the world we share.

 

RESISTANCE CINEMA looks back at its almost 11 year history with pride at having presented the best, most cutting edge documentary films of our time, open to all, free of charge.

2003


  • 6/29 RABBIT IN THE MOON
  • 7/13 BROTHERS AND OTHERS
  •      GIVE US THE NAMES
  • 7/20 AFGHAN MASSACRE: The Convoy of Death
         THE PEOPLE OVER THERE
  • 7/27 HIDDEN WARS OF DESERT STORM
  • 8/3 DARK CIRCLE
  • 8/10 PANAMA DECEPTION
  • 8/17 SOA: GUNS AND GREED
  •      CROSSING THE LINE
  •      THE NEW PATRIOTS
  • 8/24 UNPRECEDENTED: The 2000 Presidential Election-
  • 11/2 HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT
  • 11/16 LEST WE FORGET LIFE OR LIBERTY
  • 11/30 FTA
  • 12/14 PEOPLE AND THE LAND

2004

  • 1/11 2004 PLAN COLUMBIA: Cashing-in on the Drug-War Failure
  •         RESISTING THE EMPIRE
  • 2/8 CIVILIAN CASUALTIES - Fragments from the War on Terror SCENES FROM AN ENDLESS WAR
  • 2/ 22 BEYOND GOOD & EVIL
  •      INDEPENDENT MEDIA IN A TIME OF WAR
  • 3 14 WHAT DOES WAR COST?
  • 3 21 UNCOVERED The Truth About The Iraq War
  • 4 11, DREAMS & NIGHTMARES:
  • 4/17 AN EVENING WITH RAY McGOVERN
  • 4/18 BREAKING THE SILENCE - Special Guest - Ray McGovern
  • 5/ 9 BITTER CANE
  • 5/30 WINTER SOLDIER
  • 6/ 20 BASILAN SIKLAB NG (SPARKS OF WAR)
  •   SAVAGE ACTS: WARS, FAIRS, AND EMPIRE 1898-1904
  • 6/ 27 LIFE & DEBT
  • 7/ 18 HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT
  • 7/ 25 WE INTERRUPT THIS EMPIRE
  • 8/1 PREVENTIVE WARRIORS
  • 8/ 8 THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS
  • 8/15 OUTFOXED
  • 8/ 22 THE FOG OF WAR

RESISTANCE CINEMA MARATHON SCHEDULE DURING THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION:

  • SUNDAY AUGUST 29:
    “The Fog Of War”
    “Breaking The Silence”
  • MONDAY AUGUST 30TH:
    “Guns And Greed”
    “Depleted Uranium”
    “Resistanz”
  • TUESDAY AUGUST 31ST:
    “Preventive Warriors”
    “Unprecedented”
    “Winter Soldier”
  • WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST:
    Selections from Gabriele Zamparini’s “XXI Century”
    “Highjacking Catastrophe”
    “Independent Media In A Time Of War”
    “Beyond Good & Evil”
  • THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND:
    “Afghan Massacre”
    “Uncovered”
    “Outfoxed”
  • 10/ 9, HIJACKING CATASTROPHE - Special guest - Robert Jensen
  • 10/ 22,
    AN EVENING WITH ANN WRIGHT: “Dissent In A Democracy”
  • 10/ 31. UNCONSTITUTIONAL Special guest - Congressman Jerry Nadler
  • 11/ 21 THE DELHI COMMUNICATION PROJECT
  • 12/12 ADVENTURE IN IRAQ

 

  • 2005

  • 1/ 16th 2005 CONTROL ROOM
  • 2/ 11th, STAR WARS RETURN - Special Guest - Dr. Karl Grossman
  • 2/ 27th ABOUT BAGHDAD
  • 3/ 23rd HOTEL PALESTINE: “Killing The Witness” - Special Guests Amy Goodman and Javier Couso
  • 4/10th THE HUNTING OF THE PRESIDENT
  • 4/24 THE CARLYLE CONNECTION
  • 5/8 CHISHOLM `72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED
  • 5/20 WORLD TRIBUNAL ON IRAQ FALLUJAH
  • 6/12 STRATEGIC OMISSIONS
  • 6/22 GULF WAR SYNDROME: “The Aftermath of a Toxic Battlefield” - Special Guest - Dr. Alison Johnson
  • 7/13 THE CORPORATION
  • 8/17 THIRST
  • 9/8 UNCONSTITUTIONAL - Special Guest - Udi Ofer
  • 9/11 “SEPTEMBER 11”
  • 10/2 THE OIL FACTOR
  • 10/16 THIS DIVIDED STATE
  • 11/6 BUSH’S BRAIN
  • 11/13 WAL-MART “THE HIGH COST OF LOW PRICE”
  • 11/20 WAL-MART “THE HIGH COST OF LOW PRICE”
  • 12/11 THE YES MEN

2006

1/15  WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED
1/22  INVISIBLE BALLOTS
4/2  THE FUTURE OF FOOD
4/23  ENRON: The Smartest Guys In The Room
5/7  McLIBEL
5/28 SIR! NO SIR!
STILL WE RIDE
6/11 THE TAKE
6/25 THE BIG BUY: Tom DeLays Stolen Congress
7/9  WHY WE FIGHT
7/23  OCCUPATION DREAMLAND
8/6  HIROSHIMA: Out Of The Ashes
8/20  THE TOXIC CLOUDS OF 9/11
10/7  IRAQ FOR SALE
11/12  THE GROUND TRUTH
11/19  AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
12/10  THE POWER OF NIGHTMARES

 

2007

 1/14 GANDHI

 2/11  9/11 PRESS FOR TRUTH

 2/25  American Blackout

 3/11 Ghosts Of Abu Ghraib

 4/1 Jesus Camp

 4/22 Hidden In Plain Sight

 5/27 When I Came Home

 6/17  Century Of The Self

 6/24  In Debt We Trust

 7/15  Prescription For Disaster

 8/05  A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM

 8/12 THE DAY AFTER TRINITY

 8/19 THE STORY OF THE WEEPING CAMEL

 9/16 WAR MADE EASY

 10/12 A TALK BY CARLOS MAURICIO

 10/23 A TALK BY ANN WRIGHT

 11/25 CHINA BLUE

 12/9 YOU CAN'T BE NEUTRAL ON A MOVING  TRAIN

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2008

 1/13 OCCUPATION 101

 1/27 UNCOUNTED

 2/10 SCANDALIZE MY NAME

 2/17 WINTER SOLDIER

 3/9 PEACE PROPAGANDA &THE PROMISED LAND

 3/23 ENCOUNTER POINT

 4/6   SICKO

 4/20 IN DEBT WE TRUST

 5/4  FIDEL

 5/25 PHYLLIS BENNIS: AMERICAN EMPIRE

 6/8 MORTON KLEIN & JOEL KOVEL 

          ISRAEL/PALESTINE  

 6/22 THE WAR ON DEMOCRACY

 6/29 Summer Jazz Series- "THELONIOUS MONK"

 7/13 THE WATER FRONT

 7/20 Summer Jazz Series - "MILES DAVIS"

 7/27 MEETING RESISTANCE

 8/3 Summer Jazz Series: CHARLES MINGUS

 8/10 THE CATS OF MIRIKITANI

 8/17 Summer Jazz Series DOUBLE FEATURE

 8/24 STEALING A NATION

 9/20&/21 STEALING AMERICA VOTE BY VOTE

 10/5 MESALLA ACTIVISTS IN IRAQ

 10/19 A TALK BY ROBERT JENSEN,

 11/4  SLACKER UPRISING

 11/30  IRAN IS NOT THE PROBLEM

 12/14  THE GREAT DICTATOR

                 2009

 1/4  INVISIBLE WAR

 2/1  WHAT WOULD JESUS BUY?

 2/22 WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE

 3/8 THE SUFFRAGETTES

 3/22 THE END OF POVERTY

 4/5  TOO FLAWED TO FIX

 4/19  CAPITALISM HITS THE FAN

 5/3  WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR?

 5/24 TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE

 6/8 RABBI ARIK ASCHERMAN SPEAKS ON GAZA

 6/28 AFGHAN WOMEN: HISTORY OF STRUGGLE

 7/12 EATING 

 7/26 BLUE GOLD

 8/9 THE POWER OF COMMUNITY 

 8/23 SPECIAL DOUBLE FEATURE

 9/11 RENEWAL

 9/27 SCARRED JUSTICE: THE ORANGEBURG 

      MASSACRE  

 10/11 RETHINK AFGHANISTAN

 10/25 A SEA CHANGE                                   11/15 FOOD INC.  

 11/29 THE TRAP   

 12/13 FARMINGVILLE

 12/20 THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD

2010

 1/10 AN UNREASONABLE MAN

 1/24 THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO

 2/14 TAPPED

 2/28 THE RECKONING

 3/7 THE GREATEST SILENCE

 3/16 SILENT SCREAMS

 4/4 THE BILLBOARD FROM BETHLEHEM

 4/18 ARISTIDE: ENDLESS REVOLUTION

 5/11 CAPTURED

 5/30 SUPERPOWER

 6/20 CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY

 7/4 THE PEOPLE SPEAK

 7/18 CRUDE

 8/1 SITA SINGS THE BLUES

 8/15 AMERICAN RADICAL

 9/19 THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA

 10/10  THE COCA COLA CASE

 10/31 BEFORE THEY DIE

 11/14 IN THE NAME OF DEMOCRACY

 11/28 WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE           UNIVERSE

 12/19 MODERN TIMES

 2011

1/23  SOUTH OF THE BORDER

 2/6  NERO'S GUESTS

 2/20  JUSTICE ON TRIAL

 3/6  LIVING IN EMERGENCY

 3/13  DARK LEGACY

 3/24 SALUD

  4/3 CASINO JACK & THE UNITED STATES OF      MONEY

 4/17 RUBBED OUT

 5/8 MRS. GOUNDO'S DAUGHTER

  5/29  GASLAND

 6/12  INSIDE JOB

 6/26 NOT JUST A GAME

7/10 A WALK TO BEAUTIFUL

  7/24 THE INCONVENIENT TRUTH BEHIND "WAITING FOR SUPERMAN"

 8/7 PAX AMERICANA

 8/14 THE MONDRAGON EXPERIMENT

 9/18 INTO ETERNITY

 10/9 THE WAR YOU DON'T SEE

 10/30 FORKS OVER KNIVES

 11/13 THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS

 11/27 GROWN IN DETROIT

 12/18 BANANAS & HOLIDAY PARTY

2012

  1/15  NO EASY WALK

  2/5 THE VANISHING CITY

 2/19 HOT COFFEE

 3/4 THE LADY IS A FIGHTING LION

  3/18 HIDDEN BATTLES

 4/8  BETTER THIS WORLD

 4/22 THE LAST MOUNTAIN

 5/6  ISRAEL VS. ISRAEL

 5/27 THIS IS WHERE WE TAKE OUR STAND

 6/24  SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME

 7/8 KOCH BROTHERS EXPOSED

 7/22 PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE

 8/5  RADIOACTIVISTS

 8/12 BULLSHIT

 9/23 TAKING ROOT-THE VISION OF WANGARI   MAATHAI

 10/7  WE'RE NOT BROKE

 10/21 CULTURES OF RESISTANCE

 11/11 HARVEST OF EMPIRE

 11/25 LAST CALL AT THE OASIS

 12/16 ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

2013

  1/13 HEIST

 2/3  THE HEALTHCARE MOVIE

 2/17 DETROPIA

 3/10 AMERICAN AUTUMN

 3/24 GENETIC ROULETTE

 4/14  ESCAPE FIRE

 4/28  THE INVISIBLE WAR

 5/12 THE HOUSE I LIVE IN

 5/23 GRANITO

 6/16 SURVIVING PROGRESS

 6/23 FINDING JOE

 7/7  HOW TO START A REVOLUTION

 7/21 ROADMAP TO APARTHEID

 8/4  A PLACE AT THE TABLE

 8/18  ENEMY ALIEN

 9/22  THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

 10/6  PUZZLES; WHEN HATE CAME TO TOWN

 10/27 NOTHING LIKE CHOCOLATE

 11/17 DIRTY WARS

 11/24 EATING ALABAMA

 12/15 DUCK SOUP

                  2014

 1/19  SHADOWS OF LIBERTY

 2/2  INEQUALITY FOR ALL

 2/16  FRUITVALE STATION

 3/2  INGREDIENTS

 3/16  GHOSTS OF JEJU

 4/6  UNMANNED: AMERICA'S DRONE WARS

 4/27 THE MAN WHO STOPPED THE DESERT

 5/11  OLIVER STONE'S UNTOLD HISTORY OF   THE USA

 5/25  AMERICAN WINTER

 6/8 MONEY FOR NOTHING

 6/15 GOD LOVES UGANDA

 9/18 GROUNDSWELL RISING

 10/12 AMERICAN EMPIRE

 11/16 PAY 2 PLAY