Monday, March 9

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Co-director Mary Lampson will appear in person for Q&A

Details: 1976, USA, 87 min
Directors: Emile de Antonio, Mary Lampson, and Haskell Wexler
Co-director Mary Lampson will appear in person for Q&A
Synopsis: In 1975, Emile de Antonio, Mary Lampson, and Haskell Wexler gained access to five key members of the Weathermen, a violent activist group that was a part of the Students for a Democratic Society, and which went underground with plans to overthrow the U.S. government. Later, the FBI would attempt to confiscate the film footage in order to track down the group’s members.

“One of the most courageous films I know.” – Laura Poitras

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  • Monday 3/9 at 7:00 PM

Tickets $11 General Public, $9 Members & Students; Brattle passes not accepted.