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Unseen Tears Selected for Lights Camera Help Film Festival

Ron Douglas’ documentary Unseen Tears will show in this years Lights Camera Help Film Festival

If you are in Austin check it out.

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RON DOUGLAS’ “Unseen Tears” to Screen At Suny Wide Film Festival

suny wide

MFA candidate Ron Douglas’ documentary, Unseen Tears: The Impact of Native American Residential Boarding Schools in Western New York, has been selected to screen as part of the SUNY Wide Film Festival on Friday, April 16th. Everyone is welcome to come.  

For a full schedule of the SUNY-Wide festival:

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RON DOUGLAS’ “Unseen Tears” Screening Feb. 18th

Unseen Tears: The Impact of Native American Residential Boarding Schools in WNY by Media Study MFA candidate Ron Douglas

7:00-9:30 p.m., Thursday, February 18
Bulger Communications, Building South
Buffalo State College

First 100 attendees will receive a complimentary DVD of the documentary.

Information tables, 7-7:30 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served.
Followed by a panel comprised of former boarding school residents, children/grandchildren of survivors, social workers, K-12 school counselors, and producers/director of the documentary.

Unseen Tears focuses on Western New York Native American communities that are attempting to heal the wounds and break the cycle of intergenerational trauma resulting from the boarding school experience.

This free event is co-sponsored by the SUNY Western Native American Consortium, Seneca Nation Tribal Council Office, Seneca Nation Health Department, Native American Student Organization and Student Social Work Organization (both funded by the USG mandatory student activity fee), Kappa Omega—Social Work Honor Society, and Native American Community Services.

Unseen Tears is produced by Native American Community Services and Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources.

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“We Need Food Not Bombs” on FSTV

MFA Candidate Ron Douglas’ documentary We Need Food Not Bombs (SUBHUMANS IN THE SOUNDTRACK!!) is scheduled to run on Free Speech TV

food not bombs

October 30th:
11:30 AM

October 31st:
4:30 AM
7:30 AM
5:30 PM

The cost of Iraq and Afghanistan laid out end-to-end in $100 bills…

…would extend 846,157.6 miles – or just short of 34 times around the Earth’s circumference. (Stat from: The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation)

Man I just need a few of those bills…. Help me out man….I’ll make art not bombs….


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