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Heather Booth: Changing the World
Rafael 2 Fri, May 12, 2017 7:00 PM
Starting in the early civil rights movement, Heather Booth was a dedicated community organizer behind the most pivotal moments in history—from voter registration to financial reform. Her strategies for change are the playbook for young activists today.
Film Info
Running Time:5 min.
Director:Dan Goldes
Producer:Dan Goldes
Cinematographer:Dan Goldes
Editor:Dan Goldes


Using nonviolent civil disobedience to protest nuclear proliferation, human rights abuses, environmental issues and war, activist Karen Topakian has been arrested dozens of times. In turn lighthearted and moving, Karen's story speaks to the need for Americans, now more than ever, to exercise this important First Amendment right.

In Person: Director Dan Goldes

Additional Information

Dan Goldes’s first film, ub2, about language related to HIV, was an official selection of 36 U.S. and international film festivals; and his second film, Equal Justice Under Law, about the Supreme Court's marriage equality decision, played at 19 festivals worldwide. Goldes is currently in production on 5 Blocks, a documentary about a San Francisco neighborhood undergoing its most dramatic change in 50 years. He is a graduate of the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking and is currently in the San Francisco Green Film Festival residency at San Francisco's Ninth Street Independent Film Center.