Friday, November 10, 2006
Clare Shell to Sea & Revolt Video at Mrs O'Brien's Kitchen.
Evening of Activist video and "DANCE, DANCE, DANCE YOUR ANGERS AND YOUR JOYS FOR WE SEE TOMORROW AND THERE IS AN OGONI STAR IN THE SKY." - Ken Saro-Wiwa, murdered by Shell.
Saturday 18th Nov @ 8pm, Upstairs, Mrs O'Brien's Kitchen, Lahinch, Co Clare.
Films, Music and Dance from 8 till late ...
... including the award winning documentary 'The Drilling Fields' which tells how Shell paid off the Nigerian Military to rape and kill villagers in the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta who opposed Shell, destroying their pristine fertile delta environment, poisoning their lands and rivers with oil spillages, burning and flaring. Interviews and footage of Saro-Wiwa as he organised the Ogoni people and travelled the world for support. Eventually framed for murder with 8 other leaders of MOSOP ( Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People) he and them were hung by the Shell/Nigerian dictatorship in 1995.
Also showing the new film from the Rossport Solidarity Camp - X Wrong Project, X Wrong Place.
Followed by Sounds and Dance.
Admission €5 before 9pm, €6 after 9pm.
Special guests - Djembe Faso, the African Drum & Dance group out of Dublin.
Special thanks to our host - Ray 'An Proinnteach' Prunty, Mrs O'Brien's Kitchen, Bar & Internet Café/Restaurant, Lahinch, Co Clare.
'All Golfers are Rodents!'. (seen on a Lahinch Surfer's T-Shirt).
Party and Accommodation afterwards in Doolin, bring sleeping bags.
Related Link: http://www.struggle.ws/rsc