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Peace House film series on Tuesdays

Peace House will hold a film series called "Latin America Rising Up" Tuesday evenings in June.

The films will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Gresham Room of the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland.

Here is the schedule:

June 9 — "Venezuela Bolivariana." Venezuelans discuss their revolution and its programs on human rights, the environment, women's rights, indigenous people's rights, and resistance to Venezuela's ruling elite.

June 16 — "A Little Bit of So Much Truth." In 2006 the people of Oaxaca, Mexico, took matters into their own hands and seized 14 radio stations and one television station, utilizing them for their grassroots struggle for justice.

June 23 — "Venezuela Rising: A Lesson in Participatory Democracy." The film documents the mobilization of community organizers and neighborhood residents for the 2004 referendum on President Hugo Chavez.

June 30 — "Posada Carriles: Terrorism, Made in USA." The film follows the career of Luis Posada Carriles and his attacks on Cuba. A brand-new 13-minute film on the Cuban Five may be included.

The film series leads up to the July 9 arrival of the Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan for a potluck and program from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland.

For more information, call Mary Ann Jones at 482-8915.