rabble.ca is excited to be partnering with Toronto film maker and Ryerson Professor of Media, Communications and Culture Dr. Greg Elmer for a special screening of his open source collaborative film Preempting Dissent.
This important creative commons documentary builds on the book written by Greg Elmer and Andy Opel of the same name. The film explores the politics of policing dissent by examining the expansion of the "Miami Model" of protest policing. The model was developed in the wake of 9-11 to pre-empt forms of mass protest. The film tracks its use, from the WTO protests in Seattle in 1999 to the G20 Summit in Toronto and Occupy Wall Street movements.
Join rabble.ca July 10 from 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. at the Centre for Social Innovation Spadina (215 Spadina) in Toronto for a free screening of Preempting Dissent and discussion with Dr. Greg Elmer. Check out our Facebook event to stay updated and help us continue this vital conversation.
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