Political Film Society - Newsletter #301 - February 2, 2008
 



February 2, 2008


 

FINAL BALLOTING FOR 2007 POLITICAL FILM SOCIETY AWARDS
Having narrowed choices to the top films in each category, Political Film Society members are invited to cast final ballots by March 1, 2008. The choice “Undecided” is for films not viewed.

Select the best from the category EXPOSÉ, fact-based films that raise political consciousness:

FILM TITLE ACCEPT REJECT UNDECIDED CONTENT
American Gangster (    ) (    ) (    ) ¾ of NYPD’s narc unit are caught on the take
Breach (    ) (    ) (    ) how the FBI caught America’s top CIA counterspy
Charlie Wilson's War (    ) (    ) (    ) the CIA covertly defeats the Soviets in Afghanistan
Holly (    ) (    ) (    ) how Asian girls are trapped in prostitution
Persepolis (    ) (    ) (    ) true story of Iran’s politics from 1921- present

Vote for the top film that raises consciousness of the need for improvements in HUMAN RIGHTS:
FILM TITLE ACCEPT REJECT UNDECIDED CONTENT
Amazing Grace (    ) (    ) (    ) how Britain abolished slavery
Bamako (    ) (    ) (    ) reduced quality of life due to the World Bank
Beyond the Gates (    ) (    ) (    ) the Rwandan genocide explained
Charlie Wilson's War (    ) (    ) (    ) depicts the Soviet genocide in Afghanistan
Persepolis (    ) (    ) (    ) violations during the Shah & currently in Iran

Vote for the top film that raises consciousness of the need for PEACE:
FILM TITLE ACCEPT REJECT UNDECIDED CONTENT
Black Friday (    ) (    ) (    ) how communal violence begets violence in India
In the Valley of Elah (    ) (    ) (    ) how the Iraq War has poisoned the minds of GIs
O Jerusalem (    ) (    ) (    ) the need for peace between Israelis & Palestinians
Redacted (    ) (    ) (    ) culturally insensitive GIs murder/rape Iraqis
The Situation (    ) (    ) (    ) a journalist finds 16 levels of violence in Iraq

Vote for the best film promoting DEMOCRACY:

FILM TITLE ACCEPT REJECT UNDECIDED CONTENT
Amazing Grace (    ) (    ) (    ) 300,00 Britons demand an end to slavery
September Dawn (    ) (    ) (    ) why church & state should be kept separate
Shooter (    ) (    ) (    ) how Washington is in bed with corporate America

The winner will be selected from a count of final ballots during a meeting of the Board of Directors which begins at 11 a.m., March 1, at 8481 Allenwood Road, Los Angeles, CA.