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Saul Landau Film Series: A Song for Dead Warriors
June 27, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, on the 4th Wednesday of each month IPS will host a film series featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss the films with distinguished guests.
Saul Landau, is an Emmy-winning, internationally-known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. Landau’s most widely praised achievements are the over forty films he has produced on social, political and historical issues, and worldwide human rights, for which he won the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting, and the First Amendment Award, as well as an Emmy for Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang.
A Song for Dead Warriors examines the reasons for the Wounded Knee occupation in the spring of 1973 by Oglala Sioux Indians and members of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The film captures the conflict between AIM, the Sioux militants, the government’s Bureau of Indian Affairs and those allied with the US government. Winner of the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Color. 93 minutes.
These screenings are free and open to the public but a suggested $5 donation will be appreciated. Popcorn and beverages will be provided. Please note: The location for any particular screening may vary. Please let us know you’re coming by sending an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Films in the Series:
- June 27- A Song for Dead Warriors (1974)
- July 25 – The CIA Case Officer (1975)
- August 22 – Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang (1980)
- September 26 – The Uncompromising Revolution (1988)
- October 24 –The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas (1997)
- November 28 – WE DON’T PLAY GOLF HERE and other stories of globalization (2007)
- January 23, 2013 – Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up (2011)