The People Speak screens Tuesday 12/2 as part of ATL's celebration of Universal Declaration of Human

by gabe
December 1, 2008 6:02 AM
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On World AIDS Day, Atlanta also kicks off a 10 day celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

In this era when an issues like Prop 8 brings to light the continuing struggle for equality, it is worth reviewing this remarkable document, and reading a bit about its fascinating history.

The Atlanta Film Festival will be participating as co-presenters (along with the High Museum of Art's film program, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, and Campus Movie Fest) of a sneak peek screening of THE PEOPLE SPEAK, followed by a panel discussion featuring Danny Glover, Jasmine Guy, Howard Zinn, activist Anthony Arnove and producer Chris Moore moderated by yours truly.

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Getting Reel: An Exploration of Human Rights

Join actors Danny Glover and Jasmine Guy for a free pre-screening of their film The People Speak, a historical documentary in which such actors as Viggo Mortensen, Marisa Tomei, Danny Glover, Jasmine Guy and Kerry Washington portray activists who made history through championing the principles of democracy and the UDHR.

Followed by Q & A and panel discussion with historian Howard Zinn, activist Anthony Arnove and producer Chris Moore moderated by Atlanta Film Festival Director Gabe Wardell.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 8:00pm

Rich Theater, Woodruff Arts Center

1280 Peachtree Street NE | Atlanta, GA 30309

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