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November 16, 7 pm
UVic, Harry Hickman Bldg Room 105
Free Admission

Once again, Yves Engler wades into the murky waters of Canada’s foreign policy, courageously going into the depths the mainstream media avoid. – Antonia Zerbisias, former Toronto Star media columnist

 

Organized by the Victoria Peace Coalition with help from co-sponsors:

UVic Social Justice Studies
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Raging Grannies
Victoria Friends of Cuba
Central American Support Committee
Women in Black
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Council of Canadians (Victoria Chapter)
Vancouver Island Peace and Disarmament Network
Mining Justice Action Committee
Camosun Human Rights and International Solidarity

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7pm Thursday, December 19

 2994 Douglas (BCGEU Hall)

 Admission by donation

“Shadows of Liberty” examines the phenomenal true story of today’s disintegrating freedoms within the U.S. media, and government, that they don’t want you to see.

The film takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global media conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions about democracy. Highly revealing interviews, actuality, and archive material, tell insider accounts of a broken media system, where journalists are prevented from pursuing controversial news stories, people are censored for speaking out against abuses of government power, and individual lives are shattered as the arena for public expression has been turned into a private profit zone. (more…)