SXSW 2019 Film – Social Impact Spotlight

We’ve seen evidence that documentary film can make a difference, not only in exposing injustice to the world but in spotlighting people who are striving to achieve justice, address inequalities, and solve social problems. In some cases, evidence delivered by filmmakers has resulted in legal proceedings against those who have wronged others, keeping the story […]

Power to the People – Rock Against the TPP Tour Aims to Educate Through Music

“Music and political activism have always been really tightly bound together throughout global history,” said Ryan Harvey, the co-owner of Firebrand Records with Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman) during the Rock Against the TPP Tour press call. This Saturday, July 23 at the Summit Music Hall in Denver, is the first […]

Support the Troops?

Support the Troops? Another guest column here, this time from someone who’s been on both sides of the Iraq war. Lucas Siegel served in Iraq during the original invasion, and has dealt with the cutbacks in veterans’ benefits since returning home. He shares a few thoughts on the ‘Support the Troops’ mantra. My name is […]