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Movie Screenings

Movie screenings are a cost-effective way to educate your campus community about various pro-liberty issues in a relaxed and fun way. Check out some of the opportunities below from the Free to Choose Network, Flex Your Rights, and the Moving Picture Institute as possibilities for your next film screening.

Free or Equal
Free or Equal is a documentary hosted by Johan Norberg and created by the Free to Choose Network. Travel with Norberg around the globe on an intellectual journey — one taken by Milton Friedman thirty years ago. How much has changed? Are we better off? Are Friedman’s insights alive and well?

Like Friedman, Norberg asks us to consider perennial questions about free markets, prosperity and the trade-offs between individual liberty and income equality.This is a great film to show at one of your campus meetings to get some good discussion going about Milton Friedman and his economic philosophy. A preview of the film can be seen here. Get a free copy of the film to show to your campus by signing up here and listing Students For Liberty and your student group name in the “Organization” field.

Flex Your Rights:
Flex Your Rights offers two films that raise awareness on your rights in a police encounter. They can be purchased for $15 or viewed on YouTube at the links provided below. Flex Your Rights also offers a great page with tips for hosting your screening.

 

  • 10 Rules for Dealing with the Police
    The latest from Flex Your Rights, 10 Rules is a fast-paced and powerful know-your-rights resource. This is our newest and most impressive product. After watching 10 Rules, you’ll be more confident and better prepared to handle every kind of police situation. You can watch the movie on YouTube here.
  • BUSTED
    Flex Your Rights’ first film, BUSTED has become a cult classic. Humor and helpful tips combine to make this video a must-see for freedom lovers everywhere. Created by Flex Your Rights and narrated by retired ACLU director Ira Glasser, BUSTED realistically depicts the pressure and confusion of common police encounters.
    In an entertaining and revealing manner, BUSTED illustrates the right and wrong ways to handle common police encounters and pays special attention to demonstrating how you, the viewer, can confidently protect your rights and yourself. You can watch the film on YouTube here.

Indoctrinate U
Indoctrinate U is a compelling and relatable film about the rampant bias, politically correct language, and speech codes enforced on college campuses today. The Moving Picture Institute sponsors free screenings of this film on college campuses so if you’re interested email Stacie Fulcher at stacie@thempi.org.

The Moving Picture Institute features many other fantastic movies that focus on liberty specific issues. Some of their bigger name films require fees to screen so if you have any questions about a particular film contact Stacie Fulcher, email above. In addition, MPI has an internship program for those interested in learning even more about movies that promote liberty. Direct questions on the internship program to Stacie Fulcher as well.

For questions on any of the opportunities listed on this page please contact SFL Program Associate, Jennifer Jones, at jjones@studentsforliberty.org.