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  • Don’t Miss Long Distance Revolutionary

    February 12, 2013

    There are only three days left of Long Distance Revolutionary, the Mumia Abu-Jamal film playing at Cinema Village. Fron the author of All Things Censored and director Stephen Vittoria comes this inside look at Mumia’s constant struggle. Abu-Jamal_AllThingsCensored_PB

    Mumia Abu-Jamal was a brilliant journalist and a talented writer before his incarceration in 1981 following the death of a Pennsylvania police officer. For over thirty years, Mumia Abu-Jamal has been behind bars, but not silently. Through interviews, archival footage, and dramatic readings, Long Distance Revolutionary serves as an inside look to the life of this writer before, during, and after his life on death row.

    Already successful at film festivals nation-wide, this documentary is playing at Cinema Village through February 14th. Alice Walker says of the film, “The movie is really important because it teaches us in a very graphic and very moving way that we are all Mumia, that what has happened to him could very well happen to any of us.”

    Don’t miss Long Distance Revolutionary. 

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  • Long Distance Revolutionary NYC Release

    February 1, 2013

    From director Stephen Vittoria comes Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal, the first Mumia Abu-Jamal documentary that focuses on his life as a writer, journalist, and international public intellectual from inside the walls of Pennsylvania’s Death Roe.

    Mumia Abu-Jamal was a brilliant journalist and a talented writer before his incarceration in 1981 following the death of a Pennsylvania police officer. For over thirty years, Mumia Abu-Jamal has been behind bars, but not silently. Through interviews, archival footage, and dramatic readings, Long Distance Revolutionary serves as an inside look to the life of this writer before, during, and after his life on death row.

    Already successful at film festivals nation-wide, this documentary is set to premier in New York City at Cinema Village February 1st. Alice Walker says of the film, “The movie is really important because it teaches us in a very graphic and very moving way that we are all Mumia, that what has happened to him could very well happen to any of us.”

    To learn more about Mumia Abu-Jamal’s story, read All Things Censored, from Seven Stories, and be sure to check out the documentary, premiering in New York City at Cinema Village February 1st.

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  • About Us

    Founded in 1995 in New York City and named for the seven authors who committed to a home with a fiercely independent spirit, Seven Stories Press publishes works of the imagination and political titles by voices of conscience. While most widely known for its books on politics, human rights, and social and economic justice, Seven Stories continues to champion literature, with a list encompassing both innovative debut novels and National Book Award–winning poetry collections, as well as prose and poetry translations from the French, Spanish, German, Swedish, Italian, Greek, Polish, Korean, Vietnamese, Russian, and Arabic.

    Our works of the imagination feature writers like Nelson Algren, Kate Braverman, Octavia Butler, Linh Dinh, Assia Djebar, Ariel Dorfman, Annie Ernaux, Barry Gifford, Hwang Sok-yong, Stanley Moss, Lee Stringer, and Kurt Vonnegut.

    Some of our voices of conscience include Russell Banks, Kate Bornstein, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Shere Hite, Human Rights Watch, Derrick Jensen, Inga Muscio, Ralph Nader, Project Censored, Barbara Seaman, Gary Webb, and Howard Zinn.

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  • SF Bay Guardian releases Top 10 Censored Stories for 2012

    SF Bay Guardian releases Top 10 Censored Stories for 2012

    September 30, 2011

    "'Journalism is the rough draft of history,' [Mickey Huff] notes, 'and if you have these mainstream corporate news outlets getting so much of it wrong or missing it, how does that impact historical construction?'"

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  • Preface of Censored 2012 serialized on Truthout

    Preface of Censored 2012 serialized on Truthout

    September 8, 2011

    Real change only begins with radical action on the local level. That’s the only way a truly free press can be created, preserved, and nurtured to be a tool of the people and not the reformers with their unrequited overtures to the media power elite. The time to act is now.

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  • Q & A with Anna Anthropy

    Q & A with Anna Anthropy

    April 27, 2011

    GG: Have you found that lesbian bloggers/gamers have responded more positively to it than their gay male (and even straight male) counterparts? If so, why do you think that is? AA: Lots of queer and trans women have said good things to me about the game, which is ultimately the thing I want most from my games: To make a space in games culture for other queer women to feel safe raising their voices, to get other queers and pervos excited about game creation. GG: What's the one thing you want people--LGBT or otherwise--to get out of playing this game? AA: A big fat orgasm.

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