New Documentary: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets

THE ACTIVISTS: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets from Melofilms on Vimeo.

Created by Melody Weinstein, Michael T. Heaney, and Marco Roldán, The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets describes, “…activism in the anti-war movement in the United States after 9/11. Through the lens of several well-known activists and dynamic organizations, it investigates varieties of activism, as well as the personal experiences that bring people together to create a movement. It paints a complex and intimate portrait of the world of activism.”

Contact Michael T. Heaney at or 202-236-3369 for details.

18 thoughts on “New Documentary: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets”

  1. Covers nothing that happened in the past four years and avoids putting a light on Obama's bus policies. Completely irrelevant in 2012/13.

  2. Yeah I think the documentary was good. But I think they need to be doing a part 2 and it is misleading at the end. They need to show how Obama didnt end the war in Iraq. Iraqis of all people ended the war and kicked the U.S. out. Big difference there than when Obama brought them home. They need to talk about the U.S. war propaganda against Iran has been getting hot under Obama etc etc. Its time for a Part 2.

    1. Couldn't agree more. This was an excellent documentary, covering a large scope of history. But a sequel is due, especially on how the effects of the past 4 years on the development of the antiwar movement.

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