The War Report: Reportage From the Front Lines

NR Directed by Various.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Tue., Oct. 22, 2002

Police chiefs and their wives, in Waikiki circa 1968, discuss Black Panthers, the Chicago Democratic Convention, and the latest weaponry in Richard Leacock's rarely screened short “Chiefs" (18 min.). Library of Congress footage of bombing runs over Southeast Asia horrify in Travis Wilkerson's “Out National Archives” (another Wilkerson film won the Audience Award at this year's Cinematexas). And Austin-based Icon Media (www.iconmedia.org) presents this year's April march on Washington for peace in “United We Stand Against War” (50 min.). Special pre-show: Amy Goodman's "Democracy Now" (www.democracynow.org) interview with London Guardian columnist Greg Palast on the Bush family connections to Middle East oil money. Special Q&A session between the screenings led by Green Party candidates for Texas offices, including Lesley Ramsey, running for State Board Of Education Seat 10.

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