Radical DIY theatre group Insurgent Theatre is touring the country with a play about police and a documentary film about a prison uprising. Part of the money raised by this tour will go to support RedBird Prison Abolition, RedBird Books to Prisoners and The Lucasville Amnesty Campaign. http://insurgenttheatre.org
Fri. 27th – Film Screening: “Shadow of Lucasville” – 7pm
Directed by D Jones – 75 minutes
Shadow of Lucasville revisits the 1993 prison uprising at a maximum security prison in the Southern Ohio town of Lucasville. The film will be followed by conversation with death-sentenced survivors of the uprising, who will be calling in from the Ohio State Penitentiary, Ohio’s supermax prison. Suggested donation $5-20, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Sat. 28th – Theatrical Play: “Know Your Enemy” – 7pm
Written by Ben Turk, Directed by Kate Pleuss, Performed by Ben Turk – 90 minutes
Know Your Enemy is a play that juxtaposes dramatic unraveling of a troubled officer with a radical interactive lecture about prisons, history, and resistance. Suggested donation $5-20, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.