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UNI to present 'Films on Social Justice' series

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Chris Schwartz, president, UNI ACLU chapter, (319) 415-1400
James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next film in the University of Northern Iowa 'Films on Social Justice' series will be 'This is What Democracy Looks Like,' at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Communication Arts Center (CAC) Room 108.

The film covers the story of the 1999 demonstrations against the World Trade Organization in Seattle. The documentary consists of footage from more than 100 media activists showing the methods used by police against demonstrators.

The series is free and open to the public. It continues on various dates, at the same time and location, until Nov. 18. The next film in the series is 'The Myth of the Liberal Media,' Thursday, Oct. 23. Films on Social Justice is sponsored by the UNI chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Amnesty International; the Students for Social Justice; Gender Equality Association (GEA); the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Straight, Transgender Alliance (LGBSTA); the Criminology Club; and the Sociology and Anthropology Club.