Film: The Yes Men Fix the World

Community Film Series on Democracy and Public Engagement presents its next film:  “The Yes Men Fix the World”–a very, very funny film about the famed culture-jamming activists who practice the art of spoofing in order to call out undemocratic and dehumanizing policies. Using humor and satire, they perform large-scale, media-savvy stunts to wake people up […]

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Community Film Series: How to Change the World

The next film in the new community film series on “Democracy and Public Engagement” is Monday, April 9th, 7 p.m. at Beacon UU (on Leroux). “How to Change the World” is a feature-length documentary on how a small group of young people created what became a global environmental organization. The film received high a 95% rating from Rotten Tomatoes; NYTimes […]

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Film: Bringing Down a Dictator

A new community film series on “Democracy and Public Engagement”  starts this Monday, March 5th, 7 p.m. at Beacon UU (on Leroux). The idea is to watch inspiring movies together, followed by a discussion about what we can do. The first film is “Bringing Down a Dictator,” a riveting documentary about the crucial role played […]

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