COUNTER INTELLIGENCE 2
GUERILLA NEWS NETWORKS & RE-EDUCATION POLICIES
Media activists and patriotic Americans counter the propaganda of the big lies repeated on the nightly news via embedded journalism and corporate agendas. Pioneering infowarriors, Guerilla News Network (GNN) and their peers play with the detritus of televisual perception management and undermine the programming.
Don’t Call Me Crazy on the 4th of July
RICHARO PELL (USA 2003, VIDEO, 36 00 MIN)
Why does Bob Lansberry think someone is stealing his mail? Why does the CIA think the Russians cornered the world market in LSD? And what do these things have in common?
Despotism, Then And Now
P. RETTIG (USA 2003, VIDEO, 10:00 MIN)
An update on a classic film about the threats to our Democratic institutions. Does not the old Soviet Union, which our grandmothers and grandfathers warned us about look a lot similar to the life in the US today?
Drug War Reality Tour
STEPHEN MARSHALL (USA 2004, VIDEO, 22:00 MIN)
In this 22-minute extended NewsVideo GNN takes you on a guided tour through the heart of America ’s heroin capital. Sponsored by the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU), The Drug War RealityTour transports busloads of tourists to the battlefield of America’s own domestic Drug War.
30 Seconds of Hate
BRYAN BOYCE (USA 2003, VIDEO, 2 00 MIN)
A brand new video from the maker of State of the Union, Election Collectibles and World’s Fair World.
GNN (USA 2003, 5:00 MIN)
The news coverage of America ’s ‘shock and awe’ campaign during Operation lraqi Freedom brought television audiences closer to the spectre of war than ever before.
TYRONE DAVIES (USA 2004, VIDEO, 6 00 MIN)
War, coke an d Pepsi.
Terror lraq, Freedom
MIKE NOURSE (USA 2004, VIDEO, 3 00 MIN)
The latest linear cut up of a Goering-like President Bush speech.
De wereld is niet te koop (Def P en Samiro)
DWINTK-CREW (THE NETHERLANDS 2004, VIDEO, 4 00 MIN)
Guerilla Rap from Holland.
Ed Marsewski― Curator
Apart from the Version Festival, Ed Marsewski also organizes the Select Media Festival and he is the publisher of, amongst others, Lumpen Magazine.