Date: Wednesday August 31st
Address: 41 Montrose Ave between Union & Lorimer (G train Broadway or J/M train to Lorimer)
7:00pm – 8:30pm – FILM SCREENING – “The Ballot Or The Bullet Directed by Paul Biedrzycki
Q& A after.
As seen at SXSW, “The Ballot Or The Bullet” follows rap group A-Alikes in the months leading up to the 2008 Presidential Election; gaining insight of a carefully curated group of luminaries ranging from Joy Bryant, M1 (dead prez) & Green Party candidate Rosa Clemente to Chuck D, Illyasah Shabazz (daughter of Malcolm X) and Immortal Technique.
The Ballot Or The Bullet gives the viewer varying perspectives of the question: “How do oppressed people gain freedom – through participation in the political system, armed rebellion, neither or both?