The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com, former leader of the Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban Five The film Wasp Network, based on the book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War, The Story of the Cuban Five by Fernando Morais, is a co-production between France, Spain, Belgium and Brazil. It was shown in Cuba last December, soon after … Continue reading The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

Loyola Sociology Film Series, February-April 2018

 Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)   February 11                 1804: The Hidden History of Haiti        2017              110 min This new documentary examines four principal who were instrumental in Haiti’s independence: Makandal, Dutty Bookman, Toussaint Louverture and … Continue reading Loyola Sociology Film Series, February-April 2018

Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Fall 2016 LoyolaFilm Series:  The Fight Against the 1%  Sundays,  2pm  Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,    25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)   September  18           Shock Doctrine                                78 min       2009  A documentary adaptation Naomi Klein's 2007 book, The Shock Doctrine. An investigation of … Continue reading Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%