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Berkeley, 5/14: Carry It Forward [film]

CARRY IT FORWARD stars activist legend Angela Davis as the program’s narrator,Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues and Emotional Creature) portraying Ethel Rosenberg, and Cotter Smith as Julius Rosenberg. The production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, poetry, music, and historical photos to dramatize the last four days of the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and Robby and Michael Meeropol’s firsthand accounts.

The film also tells the stories of present-day activist families the Rosenberg Fund for Children assists (including the family of Russell Maroon Shoatz), and spotlights current movements for peace, environmental justice, immigrants’ rights, civil liberties and other progressive struggles from Idle No More and Stop, Stop and Frisk, to the fight to free all political prisoners.

View the film’s trailer here:

Also starring:

Rosenberg family members Jenn, Robert and Michael Meeropol

Poet Martín Espada

Folk duo Mike + Ruthy

Radical hip hop group Rebel Diaz

International human rights attorney Lennox Hinds

Filmmaker Shola Lynch

& other artists and activists

Wednesday, May 14th

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center Street

Tickets $20 ($10 for students & low income),
proceeds to benefit the RFC and MECA

(additional contributions to benefit the RFC and MECA will be welcome at the event)

Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Buy online at
(includes service fee).

Or avoid service charge and buy through MECA office
at 1101 8th St., Suite 100, Berkeley
(call 510-548-0542 and ask for Sue or Nawal, M-F,
8am-4pm, or email

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Co-sponsored by KPFAThe Freedom ArchivesJewish Voice for Peace,
Arab Resource & Organizing CenterSan Francisco Women in BlackAl Awda.