Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Undercurrents Video

Re:Transmission Event and Network
A gathering of citizen journalists,video makers, artists, programmers and web producers who are developing online video distribution tools for social justice and media democracy.Friday 13th ­ Sunday 15th October, 2006
Limehouse Town Hall, London, British Film Institute and RampArt Social Centre.

John Pilger Film Festival
See Pilgers films about Niguragua (about the Sandinstas)and Death of a Nation about East Timor.Roger James, former controller of factual television at Carlton will introduce the screening and talk about his long working relationship with John Pilger.London Barbican Centre 14th-21st September

BeyondTV 7 seeks your films
The undercurrents annual international video festival is open for submissions. Send your docos, animations, music videos with any activist topic. No dramas with actors please. Deadline is looming.

Protest with Mark Thomas
Beat the daft anti-protest law outside Parliment by applying to demonstrate at the next demonstration on 22nd September 6pm to 7:30pm.

Seeds of Tolerance
A contest for aspiring journalists, videographers and filmmakers to produce audiovisual works on the issues of tolerance, diversity and/or unlearning intolerance.Make a 3-15 minute film on "What does tolerance mean to you?" & win up to $100,000 and $15,000 to your charity of choice.

Mind the Gap
David Shayler, ex-MI5 whistleblower has released a 40 minute DVD looking into the perceptions of the mainstream media following the London 7/7 London bombings. Culture Shop special offer only £2.00 +p&p

And finally
Arrest threat over a Police gnome
Police have taken a dim view of a man's glowing garden gnome and threatened him with arrest unless he removes it. The solar-powered policeman figure has upset his neighbour, former policeman John McLean who says the gnome is annoying and upsets buyers viewing his home. Mr MacKillop, 46, was woken in the night by two officers who warned him that the gnome was offensive to his neighbours.

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