Happy Oscar Week!
In 1996-1997 Bastard Nation sponsored a series of nation-wide open records events in conjunction with the award-winning Oscar-nominated film Secrets and Lies. In March 1997 we attended the Oscar ceremony. Here’s a recap.
(The original Secrets and Lies page was lost in the transfer to our new webpage, and links are currently taken from the Wayback Machine. If you have any pictures of the event, please feel free to forward them to us, and we’ll add them to the new page.)
“Positive Picket” at the Clay theater in San Francisco: November 30, 1996
Nationwide Groundhog Day Open Records Event: February 2, 1997
Open Records Rally at the Bridge Theater in San Francisco: March 1, 1997
Beverly Hills Rally at the Fine Arts Theater: March 10, 1997
“Black Tie Rally” at the Oscars: March 24, 1997
The Open Records flier we handed out, by Betty Jean Lifton and Damsel Plum
Open Records: Why it’s an Issue: A generic info. sheet to copy and distribute.
L.A. Daily News: March 25, 1997 (CA)
La Opinion(CA): March 25, 1997
Newsweek: February 24, 1997
(No longer online)
CNN World News Live: BNer Ron Morgan is interviewed wearing a Bastard Nation T-shirt at the Black Tie Rally at the Oscars.: March 23, 1997
Flux Magazine, University of Oregon School of Journalism: Spring 1997
KRON-TV San Jose, CA – 10 o’clock Evening News – Coverage of Bastard Nation’s Open Records Rally in front of the Bridge Theater in San Francisco. Part of the “Secrets and Lies” public awareness series.: March 1, 1997