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The Exile Nation Project: A Film by Charles Shaw

The NeXus, 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 1010, Richmond, CA

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The NeXus, openDemocracy & The Tedworth Charitable Trust association with Exile Nation Media... present the World Premiere of The Exile Nation Project: An Oral History of the War on Drugs & the American Criminal Justice System A Film by Charles Shaw   Please join us at The NeXus for the premiere screening of The Exile Nation Project: An Oral History of the War on Drugs & the American Criminal Justice System, a new documentary film by Charles Shaw. There will be a reception preceding the screening with wine from San Francisco's historic Buehler Vineyards and gourmet catering by Chef JP Weingarten. Q & A to follow the screening with the Director and a number of those featured in the documentary.   Friday, February 25th, 2011 7:00pm doors, 8:30 screening The NeXus 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite #1010 Richmond, CA (on the San Francisco Bay) at Ford Point Free parking Google Map: A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis, but seating is limited, so advance purchase is recommended. Cost: $30 - $10 (sliding scale) Wine courtesy of Buehler Vineyards Raw Chocolate by Earth Honey Chocolate Catering by Chef JP Weingarten View the trailer: The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other country. This collection of testimonials from criminal offenders, family members, and experts on America’s criminal justice system puts a human face on the 1 in 31 Americans subjugated by the US Government's 40 year, one trillion dollar social catastrophe: The War on Drugs; a failed policy underscored by fear, politics, racial prejudice and intolerance in a public atmosphere of "out of sight, out of mind."
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February 25th, 2011  6:30 pmFebruary 26th, 2011  6:30 pm