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Title: The People Speak
START DATE: 4/24/2010
Duration: 3 Hours
Location: Uptown
Location Details:
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Event Topic:
Event Type: Film/Video
Contact Name: Gimena
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 5045270892
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You are invited to a special screening of THE PEOPLE SPEAK, the documentary feature film produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove, and Howard Zinn, about the radical traditions that have forged U.S. history.

Narrated by the late and beloved historian Howard Zinn, and based on his best selling books, A People's History of the United States and, with Anthony Arnove, Voices of A People's History, THE PEOPLE SPEAK (, uses dramatic musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans who fought for equality and justice from the bottom up.

This film, which includes 20 minutes of never-before aired footage, is co-directed by Moore, Arnove and Zinn and features dramatic and musical performances by Allison Moorer, Benjamin Bratt, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Robinson, Christina Kirk, Danny Glover, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, David Strathairn, Don Cheadle, Eddie Vedder, Harris Yulin, Jasmine Guy, John Legend, Josh Brolin, Kathleen Chalfant, Kerry Washington, Lupe Fiasco, Marisa Tomei, Martín Espada, Matt Damon, Michael Ealy, Mike O'Malley, Morgan Freeman, P!nk, Q'orianka Kilcher, Reg E. Cathey, Rich Robinson, Rosario Dawson, Sandra Oh, Sean Penn, Staceyann Chin, and Viggo Mortensen.

The Los Angeles Times called THE PEOPLE SPEAK "striking, exhilarating...the performances are thrilling" and The Boston Globe said: "The beautifully. Each passionate reading flows out of the previous one."

Date: April 24th

Time: 7 PM

Place: McAllister Auditorium, Tulane University

Ticket Information: 5$, proceeds go to the Center for Economic Research and Social Change

Local contact information:, 5045270892

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