BY NICK EVERETT
SYDNEY — A powerful new anti-war documentary is being screened by Socialist Alliance. Not in My Name tells the story of the US-led "war on terrorism" you have not been allowed to see on tellie. It asks, "why is dropping bombs on or firing cruise missiles at innocent civilians not considered 'terrorism' by the Western military?
Not in my Name explains the background to the US attack on Afghanistan, charts the growth of the anti-war movement and offers a chilling insight to the dangers of US-led imperialism. Which country will NATO attack next? Who are the real terrorists?
Not in My Name features former left-wing Labour member of parliament Tony Benn, the internationally respected Australian dissident journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, radical British journalist and member of the Socialist Alliance Paul Foot, chair of Birmingham Stop the War Coalition Salma Yacoob, radical writer Tariq Ali, maverick left Labour MP in Scotland George Galloway and Bianca Jagger.
Not in My Name will be screening on the following nights:
City: Tuesday, January 28, 6.30pm (meal available) at the Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale. Phone 9690 1977 or 0410 629 088;
Bankstown: Tuesday January 28, 7pm (meal available) at the Bankstown Resistance Centre, Suite 3, 1st floor, 9-11 Old Bankstown Plaza (opposite Bankstown station). Phone 9793 2188 or 0439 454 375.
Parramatta: Tuesday, February 4, 7pm. Phone 9687 5134 or 0428 190 276 for the venue.
Bondi Junction: Wednesday, February 12, 6.30pm, at the Waverley Library, 32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction. Phone 0417 040 071.
Chatswood: Wednesday, February 12, 7pm, at the Doughery Community Centre, 7 Victor Street, Chatswood. Phone 0413 310 452 or 0404 090 710.
From Green Left Weekly, January 29, 2003.
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