The Nation Erupts

A reflection on last year’s riot in Los Angeles put together for the grass-roots TV series Not Channel Zero–The Revolution, Televised and produced by Black Planet Productions, an inventive New York media collective with an afrocentric perspective and a refreshing way of combining aesthetic imagination with political savvy. However incendiary it may sound, its “Top 11 Reasons to Loot or Riot” is actually a model of reasoned analysis, which can also be said of many of the other discourses featured. A member of the Black Planet collective will be present for a discussion. Chicago Filmmakers, 1229 W. Belmont, Friday, April 30, 8:00, 281-8788.

Published on 30 Apr 1993 in Featured Texts, by jrosenbaum

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Heavy Plotting [MY NEW GUN]

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Published on 30 Apr 1993 in Featured Texts, Featured Texts, by jrosenbaum

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The Player [EL MARIACHI]

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Published on 16 Apr 1993 in Featured Texts, Featured Texts, by jrosenbaum

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