Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives

West Sound for Social Justice is pleased to partner with Free Range Films and The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action to present a community screening of Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives:The Enviornmental Footprint of War, a timely and gripping new documentary by filmmakers Alice & Lincoln Day that examines the environmental footprint of war.

This free community screening will be held on Sunday, December 10 at 3:00 p.m. at the The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, 16159 Clear Creek Rd NW, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Seating is limited, and those interested are urged to RSVP at wssjinfo@gmail.com.

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“The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs” CORRECTED SHOW TIME!!!

***EDITOR’S NOTE: Helen Young just informed me that tomorrow’s screening will actually by at 4:00 PM rather than the previously announced 3:00.

You are cordially invited to a private screening of “The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs,” a documentary film which pays tribute to Father William Bichsel and his lifelong dedication to peace.

In 2009, along with four fellow activists, Father Bichsel undertook a dramatic Plowshares protest, which resulted in a criminal conviction and prison time. The film tells the story of that federal case in Tacoma and the subsequent protest action it inspired by an 82-year-old Catholic nun in Tennessee.

Propelled by their deep moral conviction, Father Bichsel and his fellow activists risked death in an effort to raise awareness on the global threat posed by the world’s 15,000 nuclear weapons.

This is a screening for cast and crew and invited community as a number of the film’s scenes were shot at The Ground Zero Center for Non-Violent Action, in St. Leo’s Catholic Church, and Tacoma at large.

Filmmaker Helen Young will be on hand to thank all peacekeepers, supporters, donors, and friends of the Earth. We are also planning to have some of the film’s main characters in attendance, and we hope you will be there too.

Please join the St. Leo Parish, Tacoma and the “G” Street Community in Bix Hall (aka: Father William Bichsel SJ Hall), Sunday, May 28 @3 pm for this special community event.

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Command and Control – Free Screening

On November 28th there will be a free showing of Tribeca Film Festival sensation Command and Control at the Guild 45th Theatre, Seattle at 6:30PM.

Produced by American Experience Films | PBS, Command and Control chronicles the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. Based on the critically-acclaimed book by Eric Schlosser, the chilling new documentary exposes the terrifying truth about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and shows what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to destroy us.

The screening will be followed by a conversation with special guests Eric Schlosser, Writer and Producer of Command and Control, and Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund and nuclear policy expert.

Admission is FREE but the hosts request that you RSVP/Register here.

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Click here to watch the trailer.

The event is sponsored by Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, Ploughshares Fund, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and Global Zero at University of Washington.

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