LI SOA Watch event with music by “The Last Internationale”

Co -presented by Long Island School of the Americas Watch (LI SOA Watch)
and Cinema Arts Centre.

In preparation for the annual vigil at Fort Benning, Georgia (November 20-22)

This event is a Benefit for Cinema Arts Centre and LI SOA Watch,
and part of the World Peace March activities

Thursday, November 5 at 7:30pm

At the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington
423 Park Avenue (North from Rt 231), Huntington, NY
All Tickets $12
Tickets available at the Cinema Arts Center Box Officea
or by calling 800-838-3006

A short documentary film THE NEW PATRIOTS by Robert Richter. Five U.S. military veterans, including a Congressional Medal of Honor winner and a woman West Point graduate, speak out about terrorism, patriotism and their transformation from warriors to peace activists.

plus…a conversation with Father Luis Barrios about “Crossing the Line”

and…a musical performance by “The Last Internationale”

The School of the Americas is a taxpayer-funded military training camp in Fort Benning, Georgia, used to train Latin American military officers in torture tactics.

Father Luis Barrios is a human rights activist & former SOA Watch prisoner of conscience who served two months in federal prison for “crossing the line” onto the Fort Benning military base, where the SOA [now, called “Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation”] is located. The Rev. Luis Barrios, Ph.D., is a professor at John Jay College in New York and chair of the Department of Latin American & Latina/o Studies. Since 1988, Dr. Barrios is a columnist of El Diario La Prensa in NYC, one of the oldest Spanish newspapers in the United States . In addition, Rev. Barrios is an associate priest at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Harlem, New York City and an active member of IFCO-Pastor for Peace Board of Director.

The movie and Fr. Luis Barrios’ presentation will be followed by a Q & A period and a reception in the Sky Room.

Since 1973, presenting the best U.S., International, Independent & Repertory films on 3 screens 365 days of the year, in a comfortable ambience including the sculpture garden & The Sky Room Café, the Cinema Arts Centre is located at 423 Park Ave (just south of 25a), Huntington, NY 11743 (25 miles east of New York City).

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