Ben Carnes and film 'Warrior: The Life of Leonard Peltier'
On Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 6:30 pm we will have a free screening of 'Warrior: The Life of Leonard Peltier' with special guest speaker Ben Carnes of the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee. We will also have a community potluck (please bring a dish) and raffle.
Bringing the Circle Together: A Native American Film Series is a FREE monthly film series located at the National Center for Preservation of Democracy (directly across from the host sponsor The Japanese American National Museum) at 111 North Central Ave, in downtown Los Angeles, 90012.
A little about the film:
The shocking, true story of Leonard Peltier, the American Indian leader locked away for life, convicted of the alleged murder of two FBI agents during a bloody shoot-out on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1975. Around the world his trial and conviction have been denounced as a sham. The heart of the film, is a detailed painstaking account of Peltier's harrowing odyssey through the American justice system.
The film series was established to provide quality documentaries by and about Indigenous cultures of the Americas, and bring together a central gathering place where discussion and awareness of issues can be shared with the Native community and its supporters.
The film series is hosted by Lorin Morgan-Richards and is sponsored by the following organizations:
The Japanese American National Museum
American Indian Community Council
Hecho de Mano
Department of Cultural Affairs
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