Popcorn & Politics
A monthly film series that takes place on first Fridays at the LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 West 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.
Films begin at 7:00 pm, with a discussion to follow. Films are free to view although participants are encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share. For more information regarding the film or the organization, call 610-691-8730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, March 6, 7 pm
Holly Near: “Singing For Our Lives”
Singer, songwriter, and social activist Holly Near has been performing for well over 50 years and in the process has created a unique soundtrack for the feminist, peace, and justice community. From small town Northern California to sold-out shows on some of the most iconic stages to million-person peace marches, “Singing for Our Lives” documents the story of the activist and her art. The film also features Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, the late Ronnie Gilbert, and the late Tom Hayden.
Directed by Jim Brown. 93 minutes. 2019.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share.
More Upcoming films in P&P/First Friday Film series:
March 6 – Holly Near: Singing For Our Lives
LEPOCO will be taking hiatus from showing First Friday Films until after we have completed our move! Stay tuned for more information.
Potluck & Politics
Friday, February 23, 4 pm
Rev Beth Reed: “The Poor People’s Campaign: Heading Toward the June 20th Moral March on D.C.”
Under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. William Barber, the Poor People’s Campaign has been breaking organizing ground across the country. Rev. Beth Reed serves as the faith leader for the Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign. Rev. Reed is an Episcopal priest in the diocese of Bethlehem. She is a supply pastor with Lutherans and Episcopalians, and has served as a solo pastor in downtown Allentown and as a hospital and hospice chaplain. This will be an opportunity to learn more about how we can be involved with the Poor People’s Campaign.
Please bring food to share for the Potluck Dinner at 4 pm.
Discussion will start around 4:30 pm.