Thursday July 31st at 7 pm
events developing with RED EMMAS
Turtle salon presents:
Please join us for an evening of homage and testament to fallen and
breathing radicals, rebels, and provocateurs, featuring a special
screening of the film PROFIT MOTIVE AND THE WHISPERING WIND by John
Filmed across the United States over a three-year period, PROFIT MOTIVE
AND THE WHISPERING WIND is a remarkable and moving visual meditation on
the progressive history of the US as seen through its cemeteries,
historic markers, and landscape memory. Winner of multiple international
awards including Best Experimental Film (2007), National Society of Film
The feature will be preceeded by two shorts: "p.s. beirut, chapter one"
by Michael H Shamberg, and "NYC Weights and Measures" by Jem Cohen. The
evening will also include readings from "Prayer for the Morning
Headlines: On the Sanctity of Life and Death" (poetry by Daniel
Berrigan, selections and photographs by Adrianna Amari, introduction by
Howard Zinn), words from Liz McAlister of Jonah House, an exhibit of the
statuary photography of Ryan Coffman, and more.
The evening, hosted by Red Emma's, is presented by Turtle an anarchic
salon, "an open and chaotic network of diverse but interconnecting
ideas, people, projects, events and venues" started by filmmaker
Michael H Shamberg in London in 2006, with subsequent events in
Düsseldorf, Paris, New York, and now in his childhood home of
The event takes place on Thursday July 31st at 7 pm @2640 (2640 St.
Paul Street, Baltimore, MD).
For more event info go to www.redemmas.org and www.redemmas.org/2640 ;
for more on Turtle go to www.turtlesalon.com