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Screening this Thursday, May 10, in Seattle! Please help spread the word.

Hi everyone. If you’re in the Seattle area, please join us for a screening of “Grounds for Resistance” as part of the Seattle True Independent Film Festival (STIFF). The screening is this Thursday, May 10 at 6:00 PM. at the … Continue reading

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May 2012 Screenings at Film Festivals

I’m honored that Grounds for Resistance will be screened at several upcoming film festivals. Here’s the information for those happening in May. Please come if you live nearby and help spread the word! May 5, 2012. Lost Angeles, CA. Awareness … Continue reading

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Coffee Strong in the news

Coverage of GI Voice / Coffee Strong response (below) Killings Add to Worries at Soldier’s Home Base (New York Times) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/12/us/killings-add-to-worries-at-joint-base-lewis-mcchord.html Afghanistan Suspect’s Base Had 2010 Killing Case (Associated Press/NPR) http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=148421259 “Rogue Base” has violent history (CNN, 3/16/12) http://newsroom.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/15/rogue-base-has-violent-history/ Shooting … Continue reading

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Killings in Afghanistan

The recent killings in Afghanistan are so tragic for so many different reasons. Veterans and other activists involved with Coffee Strong have been working hard for a long time to bring attention to the lack of adequate resources for war … Continue reading

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Documenting War and Vetaran’s Experience, with Sebastian Junger and Lisa Gilman

Documenting War and the Veteran’s Experience, with Sebastian Junger and Lisa Gilman Thursday, February 23, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. University of Oregon in Portland White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street   Join community members, students and veterans for an … Continue reading

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Grounds for Resistance screenings in Tacoma this Tuesday!

Grounds for Resistance will screen at the Grand Cinema in Tacoma, WA on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Please visit their website for details and help spread the word! http://www.grandcinema.com/page.php?id=16

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Success of grassroots distribution in 2011 and plans for 2012

2011 was a big year for Grounds for Resistance. Through largely grassroots distribution, Grounds for Resistance screened at least 14 times in 10 different states. Thanks to everyone who organized local screenings. I’ve been busy submitting the film to film … Continue reading

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Grounds for Resistance shown in college classes

Two of my colleagues at the University of Oregon screened Grounds for Resistance in their classes this week. Prof. Joe Lowndes showed it to his U.S Politics class, a freshman level class of about 150 students, as part of their … Continue reading

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Screening this Friday (Nov. 4, 2011) in Seattle!

Meaningful Movie Series Friday, November 4th, 2011, 7:00 to 9:30 PM FILM: “GROUNDS FOR RESISTANCE” (50 min, Lisa Gilman 2011) JORGE GONZALEZ: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF COFFEE STRONG / G.I. VOICE and REPRESENTATIVES FROM IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR will join … Continue reading

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October screenings

The next two weeks will be busy ones for me and exciting ones for the film. Next Saturday, Oct. 14, Grounds for Resistance will be screened at the Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society. As a folklorist, I’ve been … Continue reading

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