COINTELPRO 101, the movie, exposes illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the U.S. government in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. "Cointelpro" refers to the official FBI COunter INTELligence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well Cointelpro 101 movie.
This conspiratorial release offers a series of pertinent interviews with prominent figures discussing the state of politically and legally motivated survelance and other totalitarian style actions from the powers that be, including activist lawyer Bob Boyle, Mexicana activist Priscilla Falcon, author and scholar Ward Churchill, and others.
Cointelpro 101 movie was released May 17, 2011 by the PM Press studio. An edited version of the movie will be shown, followed by Q&A.