IWW Clydeside celebrates International Womens’ Day with a screening of:
‘The Forest For The Trees’
The amazing story of the fight to clear Earth First and IWW activist Judi Bari’s name after her car was bombed and she was arrested as a terrorist by the FBI.
Followed by talk by US IWW member Susan Dorazio.
Friday March 5th
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3DL
place as much importance on timber workers’ lives and families as she did
on the legacy and future of the Californian Redwood. But that strategic
relationship was too much of a threat. Her car was bombed in 1990, and
three hours later, she was arrested as a terrorist–charges that were later
dropped. Convinced it was a ploy by the FBI to discredit her and Earth
First, Judi decided to sue.
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES offers access into the painfully short yet
extraordinary life of Judi Bari, and a piece of U.S. history that everyday
grows increasingly resonant as once again the lines between dissent and
terrorism are being intentionally blurred.