Event: Tribute to Howard Zinn at San Francisco Green Festival

[an email from Screening Liberally – hotlinks added]

This Sunday at the San Francisco Green Festival

Join Alice Walker and Friends in a Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Progressive Historian Howard Zinn with Special Guests Danny Glover, Alice Walker, People Speak Director/Producer Chris Moore and Gloria Steinem via Satellite (4pm)

And see The People Speak movie- Howard Zinn’s final work starring Matt Damon, Danny Glover, Morgan Freeman, Josh Brolin, Marisa Tomei and more (6pm screening- arrive by 5:50 for entrance)
The People’s Discount for those attending the Howard Zinn Tribute 4pm Sunday and The People Speak Screening 6pm Sunday (arrive by 5:45) — $5 off admission

Bring this email (either printed or on your phone) to the Green Festival to get $5 off your Sunday admission to The Green Festival (making admission $5) or $5 off your weekend Green Festival pass (making admission for both Saturday and Sunday $10). Come early and enjoy a day at the Green Festival.

Here are the details…

The Green Festival takes place on:
April 10-11, 2010
Saturday – 10am – 7pm
Sunday – 11am – 6pm
SF Concourse Exhibition Center
635 8th St (at Brannan St)
San Francisco, CA 94103

The Tribute begins at 4pm and the screening begins at 6pm (arrive by (5:50 to the festival)

During the presentation, excerpts from Zinn’s final work “The People Speak” – the documentary interpretation of Zinn’s classic “A People’s History of the United States,” will be shown and Danny Glover will perform a live reading from the film. In many ways a culmination of all that was important to Zinn in his lifetime, “The People Speak” joins together Zinn’s populist historical analysis, love of art and cultural expression, and his dedication to popular and accessible media.

Following the tribute you can watch the complete The People Speak film ((ThePeopleSpeak.com) at 6:00pm (arrive by 5:50) at the Green Festival. “The People Speak” brings together a host of world-renowned talent including Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Josh Brolin, and Marisa Tomei to name a few. The film features dramatic, raw performances of primary source documents pivotal in the in the history of the United States from the perspective of regular people.

Be sure to visits The People Speak booth in the exhibit hall to learn more about the film, join the Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport Campaign, and check out The People Speak DVDs and gear. (ThePeopleSpeak.com)

And don’t forget to become a fan of Screening Liberally on Facebook and to spread the word.


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