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Light Millennium TV Series
November 2001
LMTV Series Producer: Bircan Unver
http://www.lightmillennium.org

Program: Showdown In Seattle:
5 weekly episodes

SHOWDOWN IN SEATTLE:
FIVE DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WTO


LMtv Series proudly presents...


Showdown in Seattle features an on-the-ground, non-corporate perspective and in-depth analysis you won't find anywhere else.

Each half hour show is made up of segments shot and edited on location in downtown Seattle by an unprecedented collaboration of video producers from around the U.S. working under the umbrella of the Independent Media Center (IMC). The programs in this series were produced on location in Seattle and satellite-cast across the U.S. on each day of the WTO ministerial.

SHOW ONE: SEATTLE PRELUDE  25 min. (First Satellitecast Nov 30, 1999)
On Thursday, November 1, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 35, at 3PM.
On Monday November 5, 2001, Quens Public Television, Channel 34, at 10PM.

The issues of the World Trade Organization ministerial are laid out by Kevin Danaher of Global Exchange, Anuradha Mittal of Food First, and author Michael Parenti. Seattle warms up as thousands pour into the city for week-long rallys and demonstrations.

SHOW TWO: PEOPLE UNITE, POLICE RIOT 28 min. (Satellitecast Dec. 1, 1999)
On Thursday November 8, 2001, Quens Public Television, Channel 35, at 3PM.
On Monday, November 12, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 34, at 10PM.

Direct action blockades by activists delay the beginning of the WTO meetings and are met by Seattle Police and barrages of chemical weapons and rubber bullets. The turtles meet the teamsters as labor leaders launch their big rally and march through the streets of Seattle.

SHOW THREE: OCCUPIED SEATTLE 28 min. (Satellitecast Dec. 2, 1999)
On Thursday November 15, 2001, Quens Public Television, Channel 35, at 3PM.
On Monday, November 19, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 34, at 10PM.

The National Lawyers Guild examines the legal issues posed by the Police abuse of Seattle protesters’ civil liberties. A segment on Filipino labor history and critique of the mainstream media coverage put the protests and the WTO in perspective.

SHOW FOUR: UNWILLING CAPTIVES 28 min. (Satellite Cast Dec. 3, 1999)
On Thursday November 22, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 35, at 3PM.
On Monday, November 26, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 34, at 10PM.

Over 600 arrests and questionable legal processing are discussed in scenes from King County Jail. A look at the environmental hostages of WTO economic policy, with segments of the Global Free Logging Agreement and genetic engineering. A segment on the international solidarity of farmers features French farmer Jose Bove, Jim Hightower and Vandana Shiva.

SHOW FIVE: WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE  28 min. (Satellitecast Dec. 4, 1999)
On Thursday November 29, 2001, Quens Public Television, Channel 35, at 3PM.
On Monday, December 3, 2001, Queens Public Television, Channel 34, at 10PM.

The WTO ends in failure and celebration as told by delegates and NGO representatives. A feature on the youth participation in the Seattle protests, the Longshoreman’s Rally and an inside look at the Independent Media Center close the series with reflection on the weeks events and inspiration for the mobilization ahead.

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Notes:
* These five part television series produced for Deep Dish Television and the Independent Media Center-Seattle by Big Noise Films, Changing America, Headwaters Action Video Collective, Paper Tiger TV, VideoActive and Whispered Media in collaboration with many other video activists.

* We are sorry that our previous scheduling in October, regarding to cablecasting of the WTO program series couldn't realize because the technical conversion process at the QPTV. Thus, we have re-scheduled them starting November 1, 2001 until 3rd of December.

Big Noise Films Free Speech Television Paper Tiger Television
Changing America Headwaters Action Video Collective Video Active: 1-415-458-8050
Deep Dish Television Independent Media Center

The Light Millennium TV series sponsors the "Showdown In Seattle" episodes for the cablecasting at
Queens Public Television's channels as a non-profit collabration with the Dish Deep TV
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