Film Screening: Yanki No! & Takeover
Richard Leacock, Albert Maysles & D.A. Pennebaker, 1960, 53 min.
Tracing anti-U.S. sentiment as it builds in Latin America, the YANKI NO juxtaposes the candid humanity of life in a Caracas slum with the actions of diplomats and political figures, including Cuba’s Fidel Castro addressing a rally of one million people…
TAKEOVER: How We Occupied a Hospital and Changed Public Health Care
Emma Francis-Snyder, 2021, 38 min.
TAKEOVER explores the twelve historic hours on July 14, 1970, in which fifty members of the Young Lords Party stormed the dilapidated Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx, drove out their administrative staff, barricaded entrances and windows, and made their cries for decent healthcare known to the world…