Second Monday Movie Committee

OCTOBER MOVIE: EMMA GOLDMAN, October 14, 7 p.m.

To the tabloids, she was “Red Emma, queen of the anarchists,” but Goldman was admired for her defense of labor rights, women's emancipation, birth control, and free speech. Goldman (1869―1940) was a life-long anarchist, feminist, activist, speaker and writer. For nearly half a century, Russian emigrant Emma Goldman was the most controversial woman in America, taunting the main-stream with her fervent attacks on government, big business, and war.

Sarah Martin will lead the after-film discussion.

(2004, 1 hr, Directed by Mel Bucklin, USA)

Connecting the dots. . . A chance to discuss the film follows the showing.

Always FREE and open to the public. 

ALL ARE WELCOME! Free popcorn!

Sponsored by the WAMM Movie Committee


NOVEMBER MOVIE: HARVEST OF EMPIRE, November 11, 7 p.m.

A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. From the territorial expansionist policies that decimated the young economies of Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba, to the cover operations that imposed oppressive military regimes in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, Harvest of Empire provides an unflinching look at the origins of the growing Latino presence in the United States. Adapted from the landmark book written by journalist Juan Gonzalez, the film tells the story of an epic human saga that is largely unknown to the great majority of citizens in the U.S., but must become part of our national conversation about immigration.

(2012, 1 hr 30 min, Directed by Peter Getzels and Eduardo Lopez, USA)

Pepperwolf will lead the after-film discussion.

Connecting the dots. . . A chance to discuss the film follows the showing.

Always FREE and open to the public. 

ALL ARE WELCOME! Free popcorn!

Sponsored by the WAMM Movie Committee


DECEMBER MOVIE: UNDETERRED, December 9, 7 p.m.

Undeterred is a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Since NAFTA, 9/11 and now during the Obama and Trump administrations, border residents have been on the front-lines of the humanitarian crisis caused by increased border enforcement build-up. Undeterred  s an intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the cross-hairs of global geo-political forces, have mobilized to demand their rights and to provide aid to injured, often to dying people funneled across a wilderness desert. The film was made by Eva Lewis, a resident of Arivaca and long time member of People Helping People in the Border Zone (PHP). Undeterred was created in close collaboration with the Arivaca community and members of PHP.

(2019, 1 hr 16 min, Directed by Eva Lewis, USA)

Connecting the dots. . . A chance to discuss the film follows the showing.

Always FREE and open to the public. 

ALL ARE WELCOME! Free popcorn!

Sponsored by the WAMM Movie Committee


BE A WAMM MOVIE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER!

The Second Monday Movie committee meets virtually via e-mail. 

JOIN US as we bring cutting edge and informative movies to WAMM Second Monday Movies. 

Here are some things Movie Committee volunteers do.

  • Some fun things

    • Help choose the movies WAMM for Second Monday Movie Nights.

    • Get to see movies not usually seen in movie theaters or on television.

    • Meet like-minded interesting people with new perspectives during discussions on movie night.

    • Help introduce movies and lead a discussion.

  • Some PR things

    • Help with PR by leafleting at events you attend and talking to people about the movie of the month to your friends and others who may be interested.

    • Share on your social media and email

  • Some technical things

    • Help set up the projector and sound system on movie nights.

    • Help make popcorn (with our machine it becomes technical!)

  • Some practical things

    • Help set up and clean up the room on movie night.

    • Monitor and control the lights on movie night.

Not able to make a long term commitment? We are always looking for one-night only help as well!

Contact the WAMM office for more information - 612-827-5364