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Two films by director Peter Miller: Sacco and Vanzetti & The Internationale

  • Somerville Library 79 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)

Two films by director Peter Miller

Saturday, February 23 – 1:00 p.m.

Somerville Library - 79 Highland Avenue, Somerville

Sacco and Vanzetti presents interviews with researchers and historians of the lives of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, and their trial. It also presents forensic evidence that refutes that used by the prosecution during the trial. Prison letters written by the defendants are read by voice actors with Tony Shalhoub as Sacco and John Turturro as Vanzetti. Interviewees include Howard Zinn, Studs Terkel and Arlo Guthrie.

The Internationale draws on people’s stories of an emotionally charged radical song (the long-time anthem of socialism and communism) to celebrate the relationship between music and social change, and to evaluate the uncertain fate of once thriving movements of the left.

Boston Labor Solidarity Committee -
Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration Society –

Free and open to the public