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4th Tuesday Films presents:
On every continent women are taking the lead to
protect and restore the natural environment and are empowering others to
respect the earth. "Arise" presents the stories of a diverse group of
13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental
projects in their communities and weaves together these inspiring stories with
stunning images, poetry and music.
Tuesday, April 28, 7:00pm
909 12 Street, Sacramento
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So are we, the people who make up
We the Media.
Our cable TV series -- "Media Edge" -- is our response to the need for independent information on TV.
Who Are We?
We the Media is an all-volunteer nonprofit group dedicated to bringing independent progressive video programming to community cable access channels.
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COMING UP on Media Edge:
(initially on cable access TV:
April 25 - May 1, 2015)
Segment 1: "The NRA vs. Pediatricians"
You wouldn’t go to a gun lobbyist or a Smith and Wesson executive for advice about your health. But that’s who is controlling our nation’s response to one of the deadliest epidemics of our time: the public health crisis of gun violence. Thanks to gun-maker money, the NRA has managed to buy laws like
Florida’s notorious “Docs V. Glocks,” which bars physicians from asking
their patients about whether they have a gun in their home – let alone whether that gun is accessible to a curious toddler. It’s time to end this
epidemic. Doctors are the most trusted sources of health advice in America.
Segment 2: "Google and the World Brain"
The story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet. In
2002 Google began to scan millions of books in an effort to create a giant
global library, containing every book in existence. They had an even greater
purpose - to create a higher form of intelligence, something that HG Wells
had predicted in his 1937 essay "World Brain". But over half the books
Google scanned were in copyright, and authors across the world launched a
campaign to stop Google, which climaxed in a New York courtroom in 2011.
This film explores the dreams, dilemmas and dangers of the Internet.
Media Edge presents excerpts from political comedian Will Durst’s one-man
show -- “BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG” -- recorded at the 24th Street
Theatre in Sacramento on August 23, 2013. According to Durst, the show is
about the travails of being “chronologically gifted,” or “what happens when
acid flashbacks meet dementia.”
Segment 3: "The Humor Times Presents
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Media Edge is now shown on these community
cable access TV channels:
replayed Mondays, noon - 2:00pm and
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am
DCTV Ch. 15
Sundays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
CCTV Ch. 8
Saturdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Wednesdays, 12:00am - 2:00am
Chapel Hill and Durham, NC:
The Peoples Channel
Saturdays, 12:00am - 2:00am
Ashland and Jackson & Josephine Counties, OR:
RVTV Ch. 15
Mondays, 3:00 - 5:00pm
replayed Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Eureka, Arcata and Humboldt County, CA:
Access Humboldt Ch. 12
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Palo Alto, E. Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, CA:
Media Center Cable Channel 27
Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00pm
replayed Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am and 12:30 - 2:30pm
Community Access Ch. 21
Daily, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Grass Valley, Nevada City & Nevada County, CA:
NCTV Ch. 11
Mondays, 10:30pm - 12:30am