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2/20: Help Us Celebrate Our 12th Anniversary, with “Project Unspeakable”

by December 30, 2014 0

On February 20th, 7:00 p.m., Meaningful Movies Project will celebrate its 12th Anniversary!  The location will be at Meaningful Movies in Wallingford, 5019 Keystone Place North (at Keystone Church).

We are very pleased to present a dramatic reading of the play, “PROJECT UNSPEAKABLE” (revised edition), by Court Dorsey (Associate writers: Stephen Wangh & Debbie Lynangale), based on the book by Jim Douglass, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters.  Portions of the play will be read by Friends of Meaningful Movies, a collection of 15 readers from our own social justice community. And we’ll augment the performance with interspersed historical videos.

We performed a portion of this play last year, to a full house, with the emphasis on John F. Kennedy.  This year the playwright has re-written sections of the play to emphasize the impact of the life of Malcolm X.  Feb. 21st is the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

About the play:

“PROJECT UNSPEAKABLE” is a theatrical work about the role of Thomas Merton’s “Unspeakable” in the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy.

From the authors of the play: “A generation of baby-boomers who have lived most of their adult lives in the rubble of shattered dreams, who have seen the great leaders of their generation slaughtered in officially whitewashed circumstances, are invited to come forward to insist that the truth finally be uncovered regarding this destruction of lives and visionary leadership.”

In addition, “PROJECT UNSPEAKABLE” offers [everyone] a unique opportunity, not only to learn more about these four inspirational leaders of the 1960’s, but also to reenergize their recent efforts to confront current manifestations of the “Unspeakable,” as many have already been doing in the “Occupy” and climate action movements.

As Jim Douglass writes: “The Unspeakable is not far away. It is not somewhere out there. … By avoiding our responsibility for the escalating crimes of state done for our security, we who failed to confront THE UNSPEAKABLE opened the door to JFK’s assassination and its cover-up. … The emptiness of the void, the vacuum of responsibility and compassion, is in ourselves.”

We hope you can join us for the beginning of our 13th year of Meaningful Movies screenings.

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ALSO, to enhance the discussion following the play, please take a look at the following information:

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And don’t miss these follow-up events:
Fri, Feb 27th: ___[A related 9/11 film of some kind______________], at Meaningful Movies in Wallingford.  See more info: HERE.
Mon, Mar xx, xx & xx: A -Part workshop on 9/11 Bla Bla at the Comon Good Cafe at University Temple Methodist Church, …more bla, bla…  See more info: HERE.

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