Ramona Africa, original member of the MOVE organization to join
discussion with film-makers at “MOVE” film screening, in Turners
Falls, MA and Brattleboro, VT
On Friday, October 16th, the 2004 documentary “MOVE”, will be shown at
The Brick House in Turners Falls (24 3rd Street) at 7:30 pm. After
the film, the event will open to discussion with original MOVE member
Ramona Africa along with film-makers Benjamin Garry and Matt Sullivan
of Cohort Media, The event will be hosted by Undergrowth Farm as part
of their ongoing film series, Movements for Self-Determination.
On Saturday, October 17th, the film will be shown at the Latchis
Theater in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont. Start time will be 4:30 pm
and the film screening will be followed by discussion with Ramona
Africa and the film-makers. The Saturday event is sponsored by
Vermont Action for Political Prisoners.
“MOVE” is narrated by world-famous historian Howard Zinn and made its
debut at numerous film festivals throughout the United States in 2004.
These included the Ann Arbor Film Festival, East Lansing Film
Festival, Melbourne Underground, Boston Underground, Atlanta
Underground, 5 College Film Festival. The film won at both the 5
College Film Festival and the Boston Underground Film Festival.
“MOVE” discusses in detail the shocking and tragic history of the
Philadelphia-based MOVE organization, the violence perpetrated against
them by the City of Philadelphia, and the thirty years of ongoing
political imprisonment of nine of their members for a murder in which
the evidence appears to support their innocence.
Vermont Action for Political Prisoners (VAPP) works for the freedom &
amnesty of all U.S. held Political Prisoners & Prisoners of War.
For more information about the Friday event, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-863-9197
For the Saturday event, contact Jacob Leach (Vermont Action for
Political Prisoners) @ 802-275-8133 or email@example.com