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Pax Americana Ontario dates+ news of our friends: Joel Bakan, Mark Achbar, Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis, etc.

By Katherine Dodds On June 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

PAX AMERICANA, is playing in Ontario NOW:

OTTAWA, ONTARIO | Mayfair Theatre | June 25-27, July 6, 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO | Royal Cinema | July 2-8 2010

WATERLOO, ONTARIO | Princess Cinema | August 2-26 2010

See our previous blog about the film! PS: We just launched a twitter feed - follow us @CorporationFilm!

So many causes, so little time... A few updates from our friends.

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Katherine Dodds AKA "Kat" is the founder of  HelloCoolWorld.com, the grassroots team behind The Corporation, and is featured in a "Grassroots Marketing" segment on The Corporation DVD set. She is dedicated to harnessing the power of the film to rein in corporate abuse through the development of the Campaign 4 Corporate Harm Reduction.

Supporting DVD distribution:

By Katherine Dodds On June 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

65_REDROSES DVD Pre-sale for $19.99 until June 21In February we started working on our Hello Cool World vision, which includes how we want to mobilize Corporation supporters. As our 'regulars' will know - with the makers of The Corporation film,we are working on building a movement to change the corporate form, funded by our online store. One strong area we felt we wanted to work on was to really make our online store a successful way to raise money and a new model for funding the campaigning efforts of our friends. With The Corporation, however, we are still only re-sellers of the DVDS, which we have to buy from our distributors, which doesn't leave much for the campaign.

Right now, we have a unique opportunity now to expand this work. We are working with the filmmakers of the award winning 65_RedRoses, a moving documentary about Eva Markvoort's struggle with Cystic Fibrosis. Without fully realizing it, Eva started a global campaign for organ donation in the spring of 2007, while she was waiting on a transplant list for new lungs.

We see the need for a new way for social cause filmmakers to distribute their films and connect them to the causes they want to promote. Like 65_RedRoses. So we are also building a 'fair trade' DVD distribution network that can share profits for the causes and the creators of the films we support.

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Joel Bakan & Katherine Dodds join Peter Broderick on Be The Media Blog/talk/radio TODAY

By Katherine Dodds On April 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

TODAY, on the film & corporate personhood front -- I'll be on David Mathison's  Blog/Talk/Radio show for Be The Media. (Buy the book, by the way, it's great). Along with indie film go-to guru Peter Broderick, and Corporation author co-creator Joel Bakan we'l be talking about indie distribution and grassroots promotion on the web. And corporate personhood...

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