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Friday, March 25, 2011

Centennial of the Triangle Fire

March 25, 2011 is the Centennial of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire which took the lives of 146 workers,mostly young immigrant women, and galvanized a movement for social justice.

The New York Times
remembers Clara Lemlich, "who is being recognized as a leading voice of working women in the early 20th century, a clarion force braided into the history of change that came before and after the fire."

Learn more with our release CLARA LEMLICH: A STRIKE LEADER'S DIARY.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

PRESUMED GUILTY back in theaters in Mexico!

Good news! A court tribunal revoked the temporary suspension order for the film in Mexico.

Article in Spanish here.

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

PRESUMED GUILTY now banned in Mexico

As reported by the BBC, the documentary PRESUMED GUILTY, has been pulled from theaters in Mexico.

The ruling provoked a storm of protest and complaints about censorship.

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

PRESUMED GUILTY might be banned in Mexico

A federal judge ordered today in Mexico the temporary suspension of the screening of the documentary film.

Read more about this on the blog of Cinema Tropical.

PRESUMED GUILTY is a searing examination of the Mexican criminal justice system through the case of one man, wrongly accused of murder.

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