Film screenings "20 Years of Guantanamo Prison! Jan 11

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Three ways to participate: 1) In-Person @DTLA Federal Building; 2) On-Line "I Am Gitmo"; 3) On-Line Preview "Guantanamo Diary Revisit

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THREE EVENTS -- Attend one, two or all three!

1) CLOSE GUANTANAMO NOW! - 12:00 - 1:30 PST in-Person Rally Downtown Los Angeles Federal Building at 300 N. Los Angeles St. 90012 (in front of the building). Speakers include Mohamamad Tajsar (ACLU-SC), Jim Lafferty (Nat'l Lawyers Guild), Carley Towne (Code Pink), Shakeel Syed (American Muslims for Palestine), Estee Chandler (Jewish Voices for Peace), Fayaz Nawabi (CAIR) and others. CONTACT: Morgan Tucker ·

2) I AM GITMO - 5:00-6:30 PST an online film premiere preview and panel discussion with Michael Rapkin (attorney), Jon Krampner (Close Guantanamo Los Angeles), filmmaker Philippe Diaz and John Kiriakou (former CIA analyst) 5:00pm PT/8:00pm ET - program is 90 minutes - a narrative feature film about a Muslim school teacher who is accused of involvement in 9/11 and transported to Guantanamo Bay. Based on true events, although not the story of a specific prisoner, the film is unrated with graphic scenes of realistic torture The film is followed by Q&A. (register and access the event here)

3) GUANTANAMO DIARY REVISITED - 7:00-8:30 PST North American Sneak Preview of the documentary, “Guantanamo Diary Revisited”. Following his best-selling book, “Guantanamo Diary”, which describes his decade of imprisonment and torture at Guantanamo Bay, Mohamedou Ould Slahi sets out to find his torturers The documentary was featured on Ira Glass’ “This American Life” radio program (under the title In Search of Monsters) and has been acquired by Cinema Libre Studio for North American distribution in March 2022. A discussion about the film will follow. (register and access the event here)

Sent to WNPJ by Peace Action WI