video documentaries about contemporary
social issues, grassroots activism, and multicultural perspectives
produced by Turning Tide Productions.
Directed by nationally acclaimed independent filmmaker Robbie
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by actress and Air America Radio host, Janeane Garofalo,
this new feature-length documentary is an intimate portrait
of American dissenters reflecting on their personal participation
as engaged citizens in a time of war. The 78-minute film follows
a diverse group of individuals, ranging in age from 13 to 74,
including middle and high school students, college students,
teachers, clergy, and war veterans from Korea, Vietnam and the
Persian Gulf, as they take part in vigils, marches, theater
performances, and civil disobedience sit-ins to protest the
U.S. invasion and on-going military occupation of Iraq.
contemporary music by 2005 Grammy Award winner Steve Earle,
Pete Seeger, Ani DiFranco, Billy Bragg, Jonatha Brooke, Stephan
Smith, Saul Williams, DJ Spooky, and original music by John
PEACE PATRIOTS gives us hope and inspiration.
I hope it will be shown widely.
Howard Zinn Author
of A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE
Director Robbie Leppzer will be conducting a college speaking
and screening tour throughout 2006 with THE PEACE PATRIOTS.
have produced a series of full-length video talks by noted authors
and journalists addressing the critical issues of our times.
Videos in the series include:
HIGHTOWER : "Take Back America"
GOODMAN : "Free Speech & Independent Media"
RITTER : "The Bushwacking of America"
ELLSBERG : "Secrets & Lies: Vietnam To Iraq"
VANDANA SHIVA: "Making Another World Possible"
HELEN CALDICOTT: "The New Nuclear Danger"
NOAM CHOMSKY: "Why Iraq?"
ZINN: "War and Terrorism"
the voices which are being ignored or only given superficial
treatment by the mainstream media. Use these videos as discussion
catalysts for your family, friends, and community at schools,
workplaces, community centers, libraries, religious organizations,
and in your own living room.
ACT OF CONSCIENCE Narrated by actor Martin Sheen, this
feature-length documentary chronicles the story of a family in
western Massachusetts whose home was seized by federal marshals
and IRS agents after they publicly refused to pay federal taxes
as a protest against war and military spending. World Premiere,
Sundance Film Festival. Nationally broadcast on Cinemax, Sundance
Channe, and Free Speech TV. 90
minutes VHS Video
ACT OF CONSCIENCE is one of the most deeply moving
films Ive seen in years. Seeing this movie lifts your spirits,
exhilarates, and offers hope."
Author of WORKING
and "THE GOOD WAR"
A documentary about the first national anti-war demonstrations
which took place in Washington, DC and New York City following
the September 11 attacks. Featuring Nobel Peace Prize laureates
Mairead Maguire and Adolfo Perez Esquivel, James Creedon, World
Trade Tower rescue worker, Amy Goodman, Pacifica Radio journalist
and more. An effective discussion catalyst to widen the scope
of debate about U.S. responses to terrorism.
Nationally broadcast on Free
minutes VHS Video
FOR PEACE is an inspirational boost, letting those
who oppose war know they are not alone."
Author of A Peoples
History of the United States
our video collectionof
16 social issue and multicultural video documentaries available
for purchase by educational institutions, community organizations,
and individuals. Topics include: Contemporary Social Movements,
The Americas, Indigenous People, The Vietnam War, Multicultural
Arts, and Substance Abuse.
Tide Productions offers an array of digital
video services including DVD Authoring, Videography, Editing,
Field Producing, and Directing.
We even do weddings and
Credits: All website photos by Robbie Leppzer, unless otherwise noted.
Page Photo Credits: Richard Bancroft (upper right), Sara Elinoff (lower
Page Photo Credits: Diane Greene Lent (VOICES FOR PEACE cover), Richard
Bancroft (catalog cover), Sara Elinoff (Leppzer photos).