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Friday, October 25 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Rock, Rage & Self Defense: An Oral History of Seattle's Home Alive

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On July 7, 1993, singer Mia Zapata was found brutally raped and murdered in the streets of Seattle. Scared and infuriated, her friends and community members came together to share their fears and discuss how to be safe in that environment. The result was a low-cost self-defense program. Understanding the connection between self-defense and self-expression, they politicized the Seattle scene. WORLD PREMIER

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Leah Michaels

Home Alive Documentary
Leah Michaels recently graduated from the University of Washington and received her B.A. in History. Her goal is to combine history and media as tools for fighting for human rights.
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Rozz Therrien

Filmmaker, Home Alive Documentary
Rozz recently graduated from University of Washington, where she and Leah Michaels began their documentary film project. As the documentary nears completion she is now pursuing narrative film projects.


Friday October 25, 2013 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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